Rutgers ends Arkansas’ soccer season in Elite Eight after penalties

Riley Tiernan made Rutgers’ last charge shot after 2 durations of additional time and the Scarlet Knights beat Arkansas, 2-2 (4-2 on charges) to go to the NCAA Women’s Soccer Final 4.

The Razorbacks’ season ended as its most effective in school history. Arkansas had actually never ever made the Elite 8 prior to Friday and ended up the season with a record of 19-5, consisting of a 9-1 mark in SEC play.

Anna Podojil missed out on the very first effort for Arkansas and Becci Fluchel followed with a produce Rutgers. Arkansas pulled one back on turn 2 with Kaelee Van Gundy scoring, however Amirah Ali matched her. On turn 3, Haley VanFossen missed out on off the post for the Razorbacks, however Megan McClelland, Rutgers’ goalie, missed out on, also. On turn four, Parker Goins scored, however Rutgers required simply another to clinch. Tiernan was the hero.

The groups went to a charge shootout after neither group might discover the back of the internet at the conclusion of 2 10-minute frames of additional time.

Riley Tiernan opened the scoring simply 2 minutes into the video game as the Scarlet Knights advanced up the field rapidly on a counter-attack after Parker Goins struck the post 28 seconds in and Kiley Dulaney’s shot was conserved by Megan McClelland.

The Razorbacks rallied rapidly. Anna Podojil scored her 16th objective of the season in the 8th minute and notched her 3rd of the year in the 15th.

Rutgers addressed with 2 minutes left in the very first half when Amirah Ali connected things in the 44th.

The last finest possibility for Arkansas in guideline was available in the 86th when Goins’ low shot decreased the middle and McClelland turned up with it.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.