By: Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor
Just four days after losing, 17-2, to No. 1 Maryland at home, Towson tested No. 2 North Carolina in a double-overtime battle Sunday at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
Senior attacker Andi Raymond scored her fourth goal of the game with 5:49 left in the second half to give the Tigers a 13-11 lead. However, the Tar Heels came back and tied the game with 7 seconds left in regulation.
Freshman midfielder Emily Gillingham gave Towson a 14-13 lead in overtime, but North Carolina’s Sammy Jo Tracy answered to make it 14-14 going into second overtime.
The Tar Heels won the opening draw control of double overtime and never lost the ball. Tracy scored the game-winning goal with 4:48 remaining in the period.
Towson falls to 2-2 on the season, but will travel to Delaware on Wednesday in its first Colonial Athletic Association game.
Check thetowerlight.com later for the full story on Towson’s losses for Maryland and North Carolina.