Lady Bobcats Fall to UC in MEC Semi-Finals in Overtime, 1-0

Lady Bobcats Fall to UC in MEC Semi-Finals in Overtime, 1-0

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.