Washington (Mo.) seeks first title

[NCAA DIVISION III WOMEN] Washington (Mo.) will be playing for its NCAA Division III women's championship when it meets defending champion Messiah in Saturday's final at San Antonio's at Blossom Soccer Stadium.

Joanna Haqq's second-half goal gave Messiah to a 1-0 victory over The College of New Jersey.

Playing its fourth overtime match in five NCAA Tournament games, Washington beat Lynchburg, 4-3, in a shootout after their game ended in a 1-1 tie.

Julie Tembunkiart scored for the Bears, while Lynchburg's goal came on an own goal.

Lynchburg's Betsy Kwiatkowski hit the crossbar three times.

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