[UCF-FLORIDA STATE] Icelandic international Dagny Brynjarsdottir scored in the 26th minute on the only shot Florida
State would put on target, and the No. 5 Seminoles held on for a 1-0 win at No. 10 UCF.
“The match wasn’t beautiful," Brynjarsdottir, who scored on a header off Jessica Price's throw-in, said, "but we did what we had to do to get the victory."
Kelsey Wys made four saves, including a great tip save in the 82nd minute on a long-range shot from UCF’s Kristina Trujic, to preserve the win.
“Tonight was a crazy game,” said Wys. “We did well to finish it out. It was great to have a game like this at the beginning of the season. We made some mistakes but learned from them over this tough three-game road test.”
The shutout was her first of the season and the 21st of her career, one away from becoming the school’s all-time leader in that category.
“Kelsey Wys had a tremendous game for us,” said FSU coach Mark Krikorian. “She had good positioning and made some great saves tonight.”
Aug. 24 in Orlando, Fla.
UCF 0 Florida State 1. Goal: Brynjarsdottir (Price) 26.
UCF -- Maldonado, Williams, Joswiak, Goodall, Diggs, Nicol, Rodrigues, Barney, Jewell, Martin, Radovic. Subs: Trujic, Townsend, Fish, Asby, Darden, Murchie.
Florida State -- Wys, Jaurena, Short, Grubka, Brockway, Brynjarsdottir, Schmid, Hampton, Kervroedan, Price, McCarty. Subs: Fields, Hahn, Pickett, Murakami.
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