Cavaliers Upset #15 James Madison 4-3 in Extra Time

Sept. 16, 2005

Virginia's Amy Desjadon, playing her first career minutes in the cage, made six saves, including one in extra time on a short corner, to help the Cavaliers upset #15 James Madison 4-3 after extra time in Charlottesville on Friday (Sep 16). The Cavaliers (3-3) converted on their second short corner in the extra session as Allison Flynn picked up the loose ball and fired the ball to the boards at the 84:23 mark of the game. The two teams traded goals all night long, including in the final two minutes of regulation as Virginia led 3-2 at 68:39 before JMU (4-3) tied it up seconds later at 69:29.

The Cavaliers drew the first short corner of the contest as Amy Marotta led Lindsey O'Bannon up the pitch, and O'Bannon passed the ball up to Katie Phillips, who drew the corner. Madison then made a push, drawing a pair of short corners, but Desjadon was up to the task, turning away three shots to keep the game scoreless.

Virginia got on the scoreboard as Sarah Miller took a free hit on the side of the pitch to O'Bannon at the top of the circle. O'Bannon was fouled just outside the circle, and Flynn took the free hit. Her strike was tipped to the roof of the cage by Phillips, giving UVa a 1-0 lead at 28:26.

The Cavalier defense did not allow JMU many looks at the cage, but at the end of the half, JMU drew a short. On the broken play, a loose ball was fired on cage by the Dukes, but Katherine Bounds was there to knock the ball away, preserving the 1-0 lead.

In the second half, JMU struck early as Lauren Walls took an entry pass into the circle and hit a reverse stick sweep into the cage, tying the game at 37:47.


The Cavaliers continued to attack, and UVa advanced the ball upfield where Flynn led O'Bannon with a pass, who took a shot from the top of the circle. The ball popped off the JMU keeper's kickers, and Abby Taylor swatted the ball to the roof on the half-volley, putting Virginia back on top by 2-1 at 45:44. JMU answered seconds later, drawing a corner. On the variation to the right, Lauren Walls took the ball right and scored at 46:39, tying the game again.

With time winding down, Virginia's Margaretha Ehret took the ball up the left side of the pitch and drew a foul outside the circle. Her free hit into the D was bobbled by the JMU defense, and Virginia drew a short corner. On the piece, Phillips scored her second goal of the game off a direct strike with assists from Miller and Biffy Cornelison. The shot deflected off the keeper's pads into the goal, giving Virginia a 3-2 lead at 68:39.

Madison battled right back, drawing a short corner seconds later. On the piece, Baillie Versfled scored on a direct shot off assists from Mo Klingler and Ashley Walls, tying the game at 69:29.

In the extra session, JMU drew the first corner, but Dana Anderson blocked the shot and Virginia started a fast break the other way. The Dukes drew another corner minutes later, but on the variation to the left, Desjadon knocked down the shot and Virginia cleared the ball out of harm's way.

With time winding down in the first session of extra time, Phillips and Ehret advanced the ball to the upper corner where Phillips drew the short with under a minute to play. On the piece, Flynn corralled the loose ball, pulled, and fired the shot to the boards to end the game at 84:23.

The win over JMU is the second consecutive extra time win over the Dukes, and the second in which JMU forced the extra session with a goal in the final minute of play. The Cavaliers have now played three consecutive overtime contests, the first time in school history.

Virginia returns to action on Sunday (Sep 18) as the Cavaliers host Monmouth. Game time against the Hawks is 12:00 noon.

Linescore	1	2	ot	F	records
JMU		0	3	0	3	(4-3)
Virginia	1	2	1	4	(3-3)

Scoring summary: 23:26 VA fg Phillips (Flynn) 1-0 37:47 JM fg L. Walls 1-1 45:44 VA fg Taylor 2-1 46:39 JM pc L. Walls 2-2 68:39 VA pc Phillips (Cornelison/Miller) 3-2 69:29 JM pc Versfeld (A. Walls/Klingler) 3-3 84:23 VA pc Flynn 4-3

Goals: VA: Phillips 2, Taylor, Flynn JM: L Walls 2, Versfeld

Assists: VA: Cornelison, Miller, Flynn JM: A. Walls, Klingler

Keepers: VA: Desjadon (84:23 mins, 6 saves, 3 GA) JM: Lori Amico (46:39 mins, 2 saves, 2 GA) Merel Broekhuizen (37:44 mins, 1 save, 2 GA)

Shots: VA 7, JM 14 Short corners: VA 5, JM 9 Defensive saves: VA 1 (Bounds)

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