Two second-half goals by Emily Dixon
gave Broome (N.Y.) Community College a 2-1 victory over Gloucester County (N.J.) College in the NJCAA Division III
Women's final on Sunday in Herkimer, N.Y.
For the top-ranked Hornets, it was their first National Junior College Athletic Association Division III title in any sport.
entered the national finals with a 111-6 scoring margin and had not trailed since the third game of the season, but it fell behind in both games at the final four.
After trailing early on
a own goal, the Hornets crushed host Herkimer, 7-2, thanks to a four-goal barrage in a 22-minute period.
Texas powerhouse Richland's took third with a shootout victory over Howard (Md.)
Community College in the consolation game. PRESS GALLERY: Broome-Gloucester report
from Binghamton Press &
Sun-Bulletin Broome-Gloucester report
Sunbeam Broome-Howard report
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