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Ithaca, N.Y. — The Big Red suffered a tough loss to Temple University in the final game of the Big Red Shootout tournament on Sunday. Temple secured a 2-1 victory by scoring with two minutes remaining in the second overtime.
Temple sophomore Kelly Farrell scored at the start of the game, 8 minutes into the first half. Sophomore goalkeeper Kelsey Tierney came out to challenge a ball that was hit toward the box, but she was unable to block the attack.
Senior forward Kelly Schubert tied the game for Cornell in the 23rd minute with a header goal when sophomore midfielder Elizabeth Crowell sent a corner kick into the box from the right side. The assist put Crowell at the top for tournament’s highest scorer with a total of five points over the two games.
In overtime, Temple was able to steal the game with Farrell scoring her second goal of the game when a corner kick from the right side arrived at the back post.
The Big Red finished strong, placing second in the tournament overall. Cornell also had three players make the all-tournament team, including Crowell, junior forward Caroline Growney, and junior defender Charlotte Tate.