NCAA Division III Women: Middlebury and Williams head to all-New England final

Middlebury upset top-ranked Washington University-St. Louis, 1-0, to advance to the NCAA Division Women's Tournament final for the first time.

The Panthers (19-1-3) will face defending champion Williams in Saturday's final at the UNCG Soccer Complex in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Simone Ameer scored the game's only goal for Middlebury in the 47th minute. Washington outshot Middlebury, 12-3, but only forced goalkeeper Ursula Alwang into making three saves. The Bears entered the game with a 21-0-0 record.

Sarah Scire scored goals in both halves to lead Williams to a 2-0 win over Christopher Newport in the other semifinal. The Ephs, who also won in 2015, will be playing in their fourth final in the last five years.

Friday, November 30
Williams 2 Christopher Newport 0.
(Scire 23, 53. Att.: 690.)
Middlebury 1 Washington-St. Louis 0.
(Ameer 48. Att.: 690.)
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