El Paso goalkeeper Emily Alvarado saved three shots in the penalty shootout and helped the TCU Horned Frogs defeat Georgetown Hoyas 1-1 (3-1), which is They entered this round for the first time in history. The top eight (Elite 8) are in the NCAA Women’s Football Championship.
After Hoyas’ first attempt to shoot in a penalty shoot-out, the game was delayed for a long time due to thunder showers, but once the game resumed, Yazmin Ryan equalized the score and Emily Alvarado continued Three saves were made and the victory was won.
Eric Bell, the head coach of TCU, said: “Emily is amazing, absolutely amazing. “You can’t ask for better performance than this. “
Unlike their second-round matchup against New Mexico, the Horned Frogs were far from dominant in this game, but in the end a better team won.
At the beginning of the game, the pace was slow and there was a lot of movement back and forth, but there was no real chance to score on either side of the court.
When the De La Hoya opened the scoring in the 31st minute after a big deflection, the slow pace of the game would soon change. Emily Alvarado made an amazing effort to save Georgetown’s initial shot, but the ball bounced off the crossbar and went straight to the back of the net.
The heroic rescue of the 22-year-old Passña continued late in the first half, when she prevented Ranas from losing two goals with an amazing performance. Alvarado completed 6 saves at night.
In the 77th minute, when Michelle Slater found an equalizer with a beautiful assist from Yazmeen Ryan, everything worked in TCU’s favor.