(Gettysburg, Pa.) – The Dickinson women's soccer team traveled to Gettysburg to battle for the final spot in the Centennial Conference playoffs on Saturday night. The Red Devils were just over 17 minutes away from a tie and the fifth seed, but the Bullets struck for the win to overtake the Devils with 18 points in the standings.
The Red Devils had a great chance with just under 20 minutes to play in regulation as senior Alexandra Goldrich (Little Silver, N.J./Red Bank Regional) headed a shot off a cross from sophomore Briona Davis (Franklin Park, N.J./Franklin), but Brittany Smith made a huge save.
The Bullets would counter, just moments later as Maddie Headey found the net with 17:52 on the clock.
The match was even in shots, 10-10, with Gettysburg holding a 6-3 edge before halftime and the Red Devils had the advantage in the second, 7-3. Each team allowed just one corner as Smith finished with five saves.
Junior Mary Katherine Brosnan (Old Tappan, N.J./Northern Valley Old Tappan) made three saves on the night and had a strong performance in the nets for the Red Devils.
Gettysburg improves to 9-6-2 overall and 6-4 in the conference. The Red Devils finish 11-5-2 on the season and 5-4-1 in the CC.