Dukes Prevail in OT, 2-1 Over Alabama A&M

Sept. 11, 2005

Box Score

The Duquesne University women's soccer team used the momentum from a goal late in regulation to take a 2-1 overtime victory over Alabama A&M (4-2)in the final contest of the Duquesne Invitational.

Trailing 1-0 for most of the game, the Dukes fired a barrage of shots on goal late in the contest before sophomore Faye Rasmussen finally found the back of the net in the 88th minute to tie the score. The Red and Blue tallied the game-winner with just 1:01 remaining in the first overtime as freshman Shannon Rengers buried a shot from in front of the net to improve DU's record to 3-0-1.

Junior Virginia Bondi made two saves in net with the lone goal coming on a penalty kick. Rengers, Rasmussen, Bondi and sophomore Audra Mathews were named to the All-Tournament Team while Rengers was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.

In the tourney's other game Sunday, Vermont's Nikkie Hessney scored a hat trick to led the Catamounts to a 4-1 win over Robert Morris.

Duquesne Invitational All-Tournament Team

Shannon Rengers - DU (Most Valuable Player)
Jenna Gilbert - RMU
Angela Story - RMU
Laura Carollo - UV
Amy Cochran - UV
Nikkie Hessney - UV
Ledlie "Pinky" Matjekane - AAM
Priscilla Mensah - AAM
Patricia Ofori - AAM
Virginia Bondi - DU
Audra Mathews - DU
Faye Rasmussen - DU



Tournament Results
                           Overall Record
Duquesne          2-0      3-0-1
Alabama A&M       1-1      4-2-0
Vermont           1-1      2-4-0
Robert Morris     0-2      2-3-1


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