Ladies Soccer Season Ends in Heartbreaking Fashion in SCAC Quarterfinals
Freshman Olivia Jackson scored her first collegiate goal of the season in the second half.
Ladies Soccer Season Ends in Heartbreaking Fashion in SCAC Quarterfinals
Friday, November 4, 2016

KERRVILLE, Texas – The first two shots of the game by the Ladies found the back of the net, but the Mountaineers scored a pair of goals in the 81st minute and added the winner in the second overtime as Centenary’s (7-11) 2016 season came to a close with a 3-2 loss in double OT to host Schreiner (9-7-3) Friday afternoon, Nov. 4, in the quarterfinals of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.

The story of the game were quick goals, and it was Centenary who answered the call first. Just 56 seconds into the game, senior Marissa Hughes found sophomore Maddy Brown for her third goal of 2016. The score ended to be the only shot for the Ladies in the first half.

Schreiner struck seven shots, but senior goalie Erica Coker grabbed all four shots faced in the first half as the Maroon and White led 1-0 in half.

Centenary also attempted the first shot in the second half when freshman Olivia Jackson found the back of the net for his first collegiate goal.

The Ladies held a 2-0 lead through 80 minutes, but the Mountaineers’ Ruth Blackburn scored twice in the 81st minute to tie the game.

After both teams failed to score in the first OT, Cailee Morgan scored the game-winner for the home team in the 107th minute.

Coker (6-9) grabbed 10 saves, while Jordin Toso (8-7-3) saved three shots in the win for the Mountaineers.

Coker finished her career with 446 saves and eight shutouts the past four seasons, ranking first and sixth in the career annals, respectively. With an assist in her final collegiate goal, Hughes finished her career with 30 points (12 goals and six assists).