October 31, 2005 Senior Day Ends in a Win for the Slugs
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- UC Santa Cruzís senior day ended fittingly.
Slug senior Caitlin Carpenter scored the clinching goal with 39 seconds left in overtime, and the Slugs upset Redlands University 2-1 Sunday at UCSC and likely earned a berth in postseason play.
UCSC (11-4-2, 8-4-2 D-III) came into the match ranked fifth in the West Region, and needed an upset over No. 3 Redlands (ranked 22nd in the nation) to keep their postseason hopes alive. Four teams are generally selected to from the West to play in the NCAA tournament.