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Rutgers Women’s Soccer is on their way to the Elite Eight.

The Scarlet Knights punched their ticket to the next round in the NCAA Tournament after winning an overtime thriller over TCU on penalty kicks, 5-4. Sophomore Allison Lowrey provided the game winning kick with the shootout tied at four.

Box Score.

After striking the ball past the outstretched hands of TCU goalie Lauren Kellett, Lowrey was mobbed by her teammates in jubilation as Rutgers’ historic run continues for at least another week.

Before Lowrey won the game on penalty kicks, Rutgers goalie Megan McClelland played a huge roll recording three consecutive saves on penalty kicks to set up Lowrey’s game winner. McClelland also connected on a goal of her own, Rutgers’ third goal in the shootout.

Becci Fluchel, Amirah Ali and Riley Tiernan also scored on penalty kicks in the the shootout.

During regulation, Rutgers opened the scoring when Amirah Ali scored after taking on a defender in a one-on-one match-up in the top right corner of the box.

TCU would tie the game in the 84th minute on a shot by Camryn Lancaster. Of the 21 shots TCU attempted, nine were on goal. McClelland recorded eight saves for Rutgers in regulation.

Rutgers will take on the winner of Arkansas and Notre Dame next week. Time and date will be made available soon.