Trojans Defeat Warriors In Overtime On Senior Day

Women's Soccer Senior Day (Photo by UMO Athletics)
Women's Soccer Senior Day (Photo by UMO Athletics)

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive won 2-1 in overtime on senior day against Southern Wesleyan University in Conference Carolinas women's soccer Saturday afternoon at Amon Field.

Match Information
Score: Mount Olive 2, Southern Wesleyan 1
Records: Mount Olive (4-13-0, 3-8-0); Southern Wesleyan University (9-8-0. 4-7-0)
Location: Mount Olive, N.C. (Amon Field)

How It Happened

First Half

Second Half

  • The Trojans were kept scoreless as the Warriors controlled the ball most of the second half which led to a game-tying goal in the 52nd minute.


  • The early minutes of overtime were a back-and-forth between the two squads until Yurchak managed to break away and score from about 32 yards away to win the game.


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UMO Women's Soccer said farewell and fond wishes to 11 seniors prior to first kick as this was the Trojans final game of the 2017 season. Abigail Ross, Sterling Morris, Morgan Abner, Bene Abbate, Niza Vera, Jocelyn Yurchak, Selena Montelongo, Hannah Kirk, Carly Siney Moran, Kristin Power, and Devynn Brennan were all recognized prior to the game.

Jocelyn Yurchak's game-winning goal over Southern Wesleyan.