Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Quick-firing Notre Dame knocks off North Carolina
by Paul Kennedy, November 26th, 2007 8AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

In consecutive games on the first weekend of the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament, Notre Dame scored back-to-back goals in 38 seconds and 75 seconds, but the Irish outdid themselves against North Carolina in Saturday's third round.

Notre Dame set an NCAA Division I Women's Tournament record with goals 14 seconds apart in the 13th minute of its game at Chapel Hill and knocked off the defending champion Tar Heels, 3-2, to gain revenge for its loss in last year's Women's College Cup final.

Brittany Bock scored her 15th goal of the season at 12:41 on a header off a flip throw-in by Michele Weissenhofer. Just 14 seconds later, Weissenhofer scored into an empty net after a back pass by defender Ariel Harris intended for Ashlyn Harris was mishandled by the UNC goalie.

Weissenhofer, last year's Soccer America Freshman of the Year, added a second goal on a breakaway after Allie Long's penalty kick had reduced Notre Dame's lead to one goal. UNC's Nikki Washington made it 3-2 in the 70th minute, and then Weisshofer says the clock seemed to stop ...

Thanks to goalie Lauren Karas, Notre Dame held off a furious Carolina assault to move into the quarterfinals against Duke. Karas came up with several big stops, most notably on Casey Nogueira with less than 30 seconds remaining, to preserve the win.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Women's Week 2: Three things we learned this weekend    
No. 1 Florida State has lost just two games the last two seasons -- both to ...
Men's Week 1: Three things we learned this weekend    
The 2015 men's college season opened this weekend. No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 Virginia both ...
Five collegians headed to Serbia with U.S. U-20s    
U.S. under-20 men's national team head coach Tab Ramos named a 23-man roster for the 2015 ...
Jordan Morris is among a host of college stars    
Yes, MLS has stripped the college ranks of a lot of talent, but that doesn't mean ...
Men: Former national champs meet in Bloomington    
Maryland and Notre Dame, both former national champions, square off Friday on the first day of ...
Soccer America Men's Preseason Top 25    
UCLA is No. 1 in the Soccer America Men's Preseason Top 25 ahead of Virginia, which ...
Women: No. 1 Florida State faces Florida in Gainesville    
Defending champion Florida State puts its No. 1 ranking on the line this week when it ...
NSCAA Player of the Week: Kennesaw State's Brittney Reed    
Redshirt junior Brittney Reed opened the season with six goals in Kennesaw State's 12-0 rout against ...
Oregon State Spotlight: Beavers put 2014 behind them    
A new season means new hope, and for the Oregon State women's team that means a ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
Defending champion Florida State remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25. There was ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives