No. 4 Syracuse tops No. 6 Stanford, 2-1, in overtime

first_img Published on August 28, 2015 at 9:50 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @Sam4TR No. 4 Syracuse (1-0) went on the road to No. 6 Stanford (0-1) and captured a 2-1 victory in overtime.In the match’s 84th minute, Syracuse’s Laura Hurff shot her corner in front of the net. A scramble ensued. Shots by Emma Russell and Roos Weers were stopped by Stanford goalie Dulcie Davies, who denied 11 Syracuse attempts Friday. But the next attempt, by Emma Lamison at 83:25, wasn’t blocked. Her game-ending goal gave Syracuse the win. It was Lamison’s first career goal for the Orange after the junior transferred from Northeastern for the 2015 season.Though Davies stopped Weers’ shot in overtime, the Syracuse sophomore had also scored her first career goal for the Orange — the first of the team’s season — in the contest’s eighth minute when she put home a pass from Alma Fenne. Weers was also assessed a yellow card during the second half.Senior goalie Jess Jecko, who made four saves in the game, allowed her first goal of the season in the second half when Stanford’s Maddie Secco tied the game at 1-1, which is where it stood until the end of regulation.Despite the deadlock, the Orange dominated in shots. At the end of the first half, shots were 17-4 in SU’s favor. In the overtime period, the Orange continued dominating in that aspect, garnering five chances before Lamison found the back of the net.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse also held a significant advantage in corners (16-1) over Stanford. The Cardinal took its only corner in the first half, while Syracuse took three in the 13 minutes of overtime alone.The Orange stay in Stanford, California for its next game against University of California Davis at 7 p.m. on Aug. 29. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img