College of Staten Island women’s soccer took a 1-0 double overtime win over CCNY Sunday afternoon in the Applebee’s/CUNYAC Tournament Semifinals. The victory advanced CSI to the CUNYAC Championship game on Saturday against Medgar Evers, who had defeated John Jay, 2-1, in the previous game today. CCNY finished their season 1-18-1 while CSI extended to an 11-4 overall record.
The well-competed game saw play cover the entire field, however, CSI took a majority of the shots with 13 after regular game time ran out and CCNY with just three, all in the second half. CSI had 10 shots on-goal; CCNY totaled two on-goal bringing the game into golden goal overtime.
The Dolphins took five shots in the first overtime while CCNY didn’t have a chance, however, no shots were scored and the game went into double overtime.
It was just 1:13 into the second overtime when a foul was called on CCNY inside the box. Lauren Neglia took the penalty kick for CSI that went past the right side of Rebecca Arce in goal to finish the game with a win.
Neglia toteled 8 shots with four on-goal while Natalie Tombasco had three shots. For CCNY, Francis Tabia, Lindsay De LaRosa and Heather Ruger each marked a shot.
CSI’s winning goalie Victoria Donegan had two saves while Arce tallied eight saves.
Before CSI faces off against Medgar Evers on Saturday, November 6 at 2:00 pm they will make up their Senior Day game vs. Old Westbury. The day and time of the game has not yet been determined. Please stay tuned to www.csidolphins.com for updates.