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Filigno Pushes Rutgers Women’s Soccer over DePaul, 1-0, in Overtime
Goal moves Filigno into a tie for first place all-time at RU with six single season game winners
  • Posted on October 05, 2012 3:48:42 PM
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  • Jonelle Filigno
    Jonelle Filigno ties Carli Lloyd for first place all-time on the RU single season game-winning goals list with six in 2012.

    Chicago (October 5, 2012) – Forward Jonelle Filigno (Mississauga, ON, Canada) buried a score just 38 seconds into overtime, giving Rutgers women’s soccer a 1-0 win over DePaul Friday afternoon at Wish Field. Filigno ties Carli Lloyd for first place all-time on the RU single season game-winning goals list with six in 2012. 

    The Scarlet Knights (9-6, 2-5) break their three-game winless streak with the victory. RU now owns a 3-2 record in overtime matches this season. DePaul drops to 7-7-1, including 2-4 in BIG EAST play.

    Sophomore forward Cassie Inacio (Manalapan, N.J.) broke free from defenders, serving a pass into the box to Filigno in the 90th minute. The redshirt junior blasted a shot past DPU keeper Megan Pyrz for the score and the win.

    For the game, RU and DPU tied in shots (10), but the Scarlet Knights were able to put six on frame. Senior goalkeeper Emmy Simpkins (Concord, N.C.) made two saves in the shutout win.   

    Rutgers wraps up its four-match road swing with No. 24 Notre Dame on Sunday, Oct. 7. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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