Hokies Fall To Kent in Overtime
Hokies Lose Third One-Goal Game of the Season
September 3, 2000

Blacksburg, Va. - The Virginia Tech women's soccer team fell to Kent State, 2-1, Sunday at Tech Soccer Field.

Tech junior Kim Wychoff (Springfield, Va.) opened the match with an unassisted goal at the 23:38 mark in the first half.

Kent State retaliated at the 41:54 mark with a goal by Bethany Sanker. Lauren Caminati received credit for an assist on the play.

The two teams remained deadlocked at one goal apiece until the first overtime. The Tech loss came at the hands of a direct kick by Kent State's Nicki Downey just 2:08 into the first period of sudden death overtime. The direct kick was the result of Tech goalkeeper Karen Crawley (Southboro, Md.) touching the ball outside of the goalkeeper's box.

Tech goalkeepers Crawley and KatieHancock split time at the position. Crawley checked in at the 87:14 mark and registered one save in the game. Starting goalkeeper Hancock registered seven saves in the match.

Tech totaled 14 shots, five corners, eight saves and 10 fouls. Kent State totaled 15 shots, ten corners, eight saves and 11 fouls.

The loss leaves Tech with a 1-3 record on the season. The Hokies will be back in action Wednesday when they play host to Radford at 4 p.m.

VIRGINIA TECH   1   0   0	--	1
KENT STATE      1   0   1	--	2

Goals: Kim Wycoff (VT), unassisted, 23:38
Bethany Sanker (Kent), assisted by Lauren Caminati, 41:54
Nicki Downey (Kent), assisted by Rachael Figuly, 92:08 (OT)