CHARLESTON – An overtime goal by the University of Charleston cost the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats' a victory in the semi-finals of the Mountain East Conference tournament.
Wesleyan battled Charleston to the bitter end, but dropped a 1-0 overtime decision to the Golden Eagles in the semi-finals of the Mountain East Conference Tournament.
Wesleyan was the third seed heading into the tournament while Charleston was the second seed.
Ninety minutes of regulation didn't produce a goal for either team.
It took Charleston just 70 seconds in the overtime session to score as Marlee Coleman one-timed a shot off a corner kick that hit the crossbar and went in.
Ivey Nucilli was credited with the assist for taking the corner kick.
Charleston outshot Wesleyan by an 11-4 margin and had a 5-2 lead in shots-on-goal.
Wesleyan keeper Chelsea Hubner turned away four shots.
Charleston had a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.
Charleston improved to 14-3-2 and will face Notre Dame in the MEC championship game on Sunday.
Notre Dame beat West Liberty by a 3-2 in overtime in the other semi-final contest.
Wesleyan now has a 12-3-3 record.