SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Freyja Vidarsdottir chipped in a goal at the buzzer in overtime to lead No. 1 University of West Florida over the No. 13 Lady Cougars 3-2 on Friday.
West Florida got on the board first with a goal from Sara Helgadottir at 24:51 of the first half. Columbus State tied the match at 40:51 on a goal by Tori Hood, who got an assist from Mandy Janowitz.
Shea Wilby put CSU ahead 2-1 at 57:50 on an unassisted goal from a scramble on a free kick. The top-ranked Argonauts fought back and Chelsea Palmer flicked in a header off a free kick at 69:13 to tie the match and force overtime.
Vidarsdottir got the winner just before time expired in the 10-minute overtime.Friday at Savannah, Ga.
Goals--West Florida: Sara Helgadottir, Chelsea Palmer, Freyja Vidarsdottir. Columbus State: Tori Hood, Shea Wilby. Assists--West Florida: Korrie Abernathy, Helgadottir. Columbus State: Mandy Janowitz. Goalies--West Florida: Sarah Story, 3 saves. Columbus: Meosha Hatcher, 17 saves. Records--West Florida, 1-0, CSU, 0-1. Next: West Florida vs. Armstrong State Sunday at 1:30 p.m. CSU vs. Grand Valley State University Sunday at 11 a.m. in Savannah, Ga.