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Flash wins title in shootout
by Paul Kennedy, August 27th, 2011 7:11PM
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[WPS]Ashlyn Harris' stop on Laura del Rio's shot from the penalty spot gave the Western New York Flash a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia in the shootout in the Women's Professional Soccer final before 10,461 fans in Rochester, N.Y.

The first nine players had converted before Harris dived to her dive to stop the Spaniard's shot and give the expansion Flash the title.

The Flash finished the game with 10 players after Beverly Goebel was red-carded in overtime.

Amy Rodriguez had equalized for Philadelphia in the 88th minute but then missed several chances to win the game for the second-year Independence.

Aug. 27 in Rochester, N.Y.
Western New York 1 Philadelphia 1 (Western New York wins 5-4 on penalties.).Goals: Sinclair 1 (Chapman) 64; Rodriguez 2 (unassisted) 88.
Western New York -- Harris, Riley, Chapman, Engen, Moros, Seger, Edwards (Goebel 76), Bock (Averbuch 104), Marta, Sinclair, Morgan (Zerboni 106).
Philadelphia --Barnhart, Robinson, Krzysik, McNeill, Johnson, Buczkowski (Sanderson 84), DiMartino (del Rio 73), Farrelly, Boquete, Kai (Adams 73), Rodriguez.
Red Card:Western New York -- Goebel 96.
Referee:Kari Seitz.
At.:10,461.

SHOOTOUT:
WNY: Marta (Goal)
PHI: Lianne Sanderson (Goal)
WNY: Christine Sinclair (Goal)
PHI: Danesha Adams (Goal)
WNY: McCall Zerboni (Goal)
PHI: Leigh Ann Robinson (Goal)
WNY: Caroline Seger (Goal)
PHI: Veronica Boquete (Goal)
WNY: Yael Averbuch (Goal)
PHI: Laura del Rio (Save)



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  1. Jessica Berg
    commented on: August 29, 2011 at 8:40 a.m.
    Awesome game ! Attendance 10,461 + 1 squirrel. Congratulations Flash !
  1. Ronnie j Salvador
    commented on: August 29, 2011 at 11:36 p.m.
    Would have been a better game on grass. Good soccer venue. I thought both teams could have done more outreach to the fans. As it was, only Wambach [who wasn't playing] was meeting fans and signing autographs. Wambach had hundreds of people line up for an autograph. It was announced that some of the stars on the Flash and Freedom were staying after the game to sign autographs...for ten bucks. Marta is on a league of her own. She does so many subtle things, and, quicker with the rock than most players run without it. No wonder she's the 5 time FIFA World Player of the Year. I hope the WPS survives and continue to give these great players the opportunity to play.

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