Sunday the No.2 South Carolina Women's soccer team (14-0-1, 8-0 SEC) was faced with the opportunity to make history for the program. They seized the opportunity with a 1-0 double overtime win over No.17 Florida (10-4, 5-3 SEC).
A win gave them an unprecedented 14 straight victories but standing in their way was their SEC rival from down South.
The first half went scoreless but Florida had a shot go off the top bar to take the air out of Stone Stadium for second. The reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Week, Mikayla Krzeczowski of USC, made some stellar saves to shutout the Gators in first half.
The freshman finished with four saves and her seventh shutout of the year.
Defensively USC was solid but the offense was hard to produce in a very physical game. As a result the game would go into double overtime.
In the second extra period Irmo's Savannah McCaskill sets up Simone Wark with a nifty back-foot pass and Wark gets tripped in the goalie box. USC would be awarded the penalty kick.
She's the all-time assist leader for USC and senior Chelsea Drennan is also the hero. She goes top shelf on the left side for the penalty kick and it goes in the back of the net to end the game.These teams were also in double overtime in 2013 and USC won that game 2-1.
USC wins 1-0 in double overtime to claim a program best 14 straight wins and have sole possession of he SEC conference at 8-0 with three games left in the regular season.
Next for USC is Vanderbilt on the road on Thursday night.