Brown's 15 Saves Keeps @AU_WSoccer Unbeaten at Home

Yari Bradfield

WASHINGTON — The American University women's soccer team remains unbeaten at Reeves Field with a 1-1 double-overtime tie with Boston University to begin Patriot League play on Sunday afternoon. 

Postgame Notes

  • Sophomore Ryleigh Brown made a career-best 15 saves on 16 shots on goal.
  • Brown's previous best was 13 saves in a 1-0 loss at Lehigh on Oct. 7, 2017. 
  • Senior Yari Bradfield scored 58 seconds into regulation on a penalty kick goal to give the Eagles a 1-0 lead. 
  • Boston's Anna Heilferty tied the contest in the eighth minute with a blast from 15 yards away.
  • BU keeper Amanda Fay made three saves. 
  • The Terriers finished the contest with a 25-8 edge in shots and 8-1 in corner kicks. 
  • Boston had a chance to take a lead with seconds remaining in the first half off a header by Chloee Sagmoe was stopped by Brown as the clock expired. 
  • Brown made eight saves in the second half and then four in the second overtime period. 

Up Next 

  • American will host Bucknell next Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. 
  • The Eagles will conclude the month on the road at Navy (Sept. 26) and Colgate (Sept. 30).