CLAREMONT, CA. – The No. 16 Pomona-Pitzer Women's Soccer team suffered their first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) loss of the year to Chapman 3-2 in double overtime at Wilson Field.
Season Impact: The Sagehens drop to 2-3 overall and 0-1 in SCIAC play after the loss while the Panthers remain perfect on the year at 5-0 and 1-0 in conference play.
Pomona-Pitzer jumped out on top early as Onderwyzer Gold scored her first goal of the season off of an assist from freshman Chloe Hamer to put the Sagehens up 1-0 in the 19th minute.
Just over a minute later, the Panthers responded with a goal of their own on a long shot outside the box from Lindsay Erl to tie the game at 1-1.
Chapman took a 2-1 advantage just before halftime as they scored in the 45th minute as Shelby Brown kicked in a ball off of a goalie punch from a corner to give the Panthers a 2-1 lead at the half.
The Sagehens searched for an equalizer in the second half and had several chances to even the score but the Chapman defense held off the Sagehens' offense for the majority of the half.
Pomona-Pitzer finally found their equalizer in the 83rd minute after they took advantage of a misplayed ball by the Chapman goalkeeper and Lau punched in the goal to tie the game at 2-2 and sent the game into overtime.
In the first minute of the second overtime the Panthers came out and played a long ball through to Elly Aronson who found the upper 90 of the goal to give Chapman the overtime win over the Sagehens.
Up Next: The Sagehens next host CMS for the first leg of the Sixth Street Rivalry under the lights at the South Athletics Complex on Saturday, September 16th at 7:00 p.m.