Oct. 5, 2007
INDIANOLA, Pa.-- The Pitt women's soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Cincinnati in the final minutes of the second overtime period Friday night at Founders Field. The loss puts the Panthers at 6-5-0 overall and 1-3-0 in the Big East, while the Bearcats improve to 4-6-1 overall and 1-3-0 in the Big East.
"We're really disappointed with tonight's results," Pitt head coach Sue-Moy Chin said. "I think we're a better team than we showed to be tonight- we punished ourselves with our mistakes. We feel we should have won."
With seconds remaining in the first half, Laura Berbert (Germantown, Pa./Seneca Valley) passed a corner kick to Sam Regney (Monaca, Pa./Quigley Catholic) who crossed the ball to Iris Boivin (Pittsburgh, Pa./Upper Saint Clair) who headed the ball into the Bearcat net, putting Pitt in the lead, 1-0. It was Boivin's first career goal.
In the second half, Cincinnati's Melissa Bigg directed a corner kick to Emily Hebbeler who gathered the ball in the front of the net for the finish, tying the game at 1-1.
The scored remained tied a 1-1 throughout the rest of the second period and the first overtime period.
It wasn't until the clock read 00:56 that the Bearcats responded with a goal to end the game at 2-1. Kristen May served the ball to Bigg, who flicked it on to Kendall Loggins. Loggins finished with the game winning goal.
Goalkeeper Alison Finch (Pittsburgh, Pa./ Bethel Park) finished the game with six saves. Freshman Liz Carroll (Alexandria, Va./Bishop O'Connell) had four shots and two shots-on-goal and Ashley Habbel (Phoenixville, Pa./Phoenixville) recorded three shots with two on goal
The Panthers will host Big East opponent Louisville on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. at Founders Field.