September 12, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Virginia freshman Darci Borski (Philadelphia, Pa./Nazareth Academy) provided the game-winner for the Cavaliers as she scored seven minutes into overtime, leading the Cavaliers to a win in their third consecutive overtime contest. With the win, the Cavaliers improve to 3-1 on the season and 1-0 in the ACC while the Seminoles fall to 2-2 and 0-1 in the conference.
After a scoreless first half, the Cavaliers struck twice within a minute to take a 2-0 lead in the 61st minute. Cavalier freshman Lindsay Grubbs (Corona Del Mar, Calif./Corona Del Mar) came off the bench to score on an open goal, and a minute later Borski scored on a great individual effort.
But the Seminoles stormed back, scoring three goals in a sixteen minute span, including two in a minute, to take a 3-2 lead with four minutes remaining in regulation. But the Cavalier bench came through again as Breanne Smith (Rochester, N.Y./Penfield) scored on a 25-yard strike to tie the game at 3-3 and send the contest into overtime. In the overtime, Borski connected for her second goal to give the Cavaliers the win.
The Cavaliers outshot the Seminoles 18-8 and also had the advantage in corner kicks, 10-3. The Cavaliers return to the Commonwealth to face the William and Mary Tribe. Game time in Williamsburg is 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 13.
Virginia 4, Florida State 3 (ot)
1 2 OT - FFlorida State (2-2-0) 0 3 0 - 3Virginia (3-1-0) 0 3 1 - 4
Virginia: Grubbs/60, Borski/61, Smith/89, Borski/97
Florida State: April Murphy(Alex Osorio)/70, Lauren Lynch(Maren Vik Eduardsen)/85, Osorio/86
SHOTS: Virginia – 18, Florida State – 8
SAVES: Virginia – 2 (Julie Harris 2), Florida State – 7 (Jamie Burtov 7)
CORNER KICKS: Virginia – 10, Florida State – 3.
FOULS: Virginia – 6, Florida State – 18.
OFFSIDES: Virginia – 9, Florida State – 2.