Gamecocks Drop Overtime Match in NCAA First Round

William & Mary wins 3-2 after controversial call leads to tying goal

Sophomore Brooke Jacobs scored a goal and an assist for South Carolina

Nov. 14, 2008

DURHAM, N.C. - The South Carolina women's soccer team dropped a 3-2 overtime decision to William & Mary in NCAA First Round action at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. 

The match marks the second consecutive opening round overtime match for the Gamecocks, who tied Duke 1-1 last season before falling in penalty kicks. William & Mary's Claire Zimmeck scored the golden goal at 92:03 to end Carolina's NCAA run.

Brooke Jacobs and Dani Monteiro scored goals for South Carolina. Jacobs scored in the 35th minute courtesy of an assist from Kim Miller to tie the match 1-1. Monteiro, the lone senior on the South Carolina team, scored in the 60th courtesy of assists from Jacobs and Kayla Grimsley to give Carolina a 2-1 lead.

Zimmeck scored her first goal in the 79th to tie the game and send it to overtime before hitting the golden goal.

South Carolina was charged with 16 fouls to four given to William & Mary. After finishing the regular season with only three yellow cards, the lowest total in the SEC, the Gamecocks were booked Friday night with four yellows and two reds, including two yellows given after The Tribe's controversial second goal.




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