ROME, Ga. — After falling behind 2-0 at halftime, the Berry women's soccer team came back to defeat the Huntingdon College Hawks 3-2 in a double-overtime matchup on Wednesday night.
Berry improved to 4-1-0 on the year, courtesy of a game-winner in the 106th minute form Karsen Brantley.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Both teams took a while in the opening period to find their footing, but the Hawks broke through in the 31st minute off a goal from Erin Cembrale. Huntingdon scored again in the 44th minute to hold a 2-0 advantage.
- Berry earned just two shots in the first half
- The Vikings defense and midfield play was solid out of the break, holding the Hawks to just a single shot in the final 60:00 minutes.
- Vanessa Belanger scored in the 73rd minute off a penalty kick to cut the deficit in half.
- Kirbi Mathews then scored in the 89th minute off a pass from Vanessa Belanger to even the score and force overtime.
- Brantley found the back of the net on a beautiful looping ball off a pass from Belanger to secure the win in the 106th minute.
The Vikings begin a stretch of four straight away games Saturday at Agnes Scott.