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Women’s Soccer Upends Brandeis, 3-2, In Overtime

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 21 2002 – Springfield College sophomore forward Jessica Kovacs (Dalton, Mass.) blasted a goal in the 99th minute to give the Pride a thrilling, 3-2, overtime victory over Brandeis this afternoon at Brock-Affleck Field.

Springfield sophmore midfielder Molly Desroches (Belchertown, Mass.) opened the scoring early when she snuck a ball past the Brandeis keeper in the 7th minute. SC senior midfielder Bonnie Roberts (Belchertown, Mass.) smashed a free kick from just outside the penalty area for the Pride’s second goal in the 83rd minute.

Brandeis freshman midfielder Jena Goodman (Marblehead, Mass.) sent the game to overtime with a goal in the 85th minute.

The Pride improve to 2-3 this fall and host Amherst College, which was last season’s national runner-up, at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. Brandeis falls to 4-1 on the season.

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John Gibson John Gibson, a native of London, England, enters his 14th season as head women's soccer at Springfield College in the fall of 2013. Gibson has led the Pride to the NCAA Tournament in six of the last eight years and has established the Pride as one of the top programs in the country. His clubs have registered an impressive a 165-75-21 record. Read more.

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