Williams nets game-winner in double overtime as Sewanee defeats Hendrix, 3-2

Williams nets game-winner in double overtime as Sewanee defeats Hendrix, 3-2

CONWAY, Ark. (Oct. 16, 2016)  A double-overtime goal by Savannah Williams led the Sewanee women's soccer team to a 3-2 win over Southern Athletic Association (SAA) member Hendrix, Sunday, at Warrior Field.

With less than eight minutes remaining in the match, Williams tapped in a cross from teammate Erin Gill for the game winner. The goal was fourth this season for Williams.

Earlier in the match, Sewanee took a 1-0 lead as Tasha Saunders fired in a rebound attempt off a Hendrix defender early in the first half.

After Hendrix tied the match 1-1 early in the second half, Sewanee retook the lead as Tyler Edell scored off her own initial shot with 10 minutes left in regulation. Unfortunately, Hendrix answered back four minutes later when Hagan Griffith scored her second goal of the match off a corner from Sydney Meyer.

Those goals would eventually set up Williams in the second overtime.

Overall, Sewanee's offense rebounded from an uncharacteristic performance at Rhodes, Saturday. The Tigers outshot the Warriors, 22-12.

Individually, Edell led the attack with seven shots while Saunders and Williams both had multiple attempts.

Sewanee returns to action with a key 3:00 p.m. match against Centre, Saturday.

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