2013 GNAC Women's Soccer Championships - Finals
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  • Alyssa Beauchamp, WWU
    Viking goalkeeper Alyssa Beauchamp follows through after a goal kick.
  • Cross Into the Box
    SPU goalkeeper Natalie Harold reaches for a cross amongst a cluster of players inside a crowded box.
  • Natalie Harold, SPU
    SPU's Harold rises up to collect the ball.
  • Ashton Griffen, WWU
    WWU senior captain Ashton Griffen (4) holds her ground as SPU's Maddie Krauss (7) fights for possession of the ball.
  • Harold SPU, Maris WWU
    Western Washington forward Kristin Maris (8) attempts to get her head on the ball as SPU goalkeeper Natalie Harold battles to gain possession in midair.
  • Caitlyn Jobanek, WWU
    WWU's Caitlyn Jobanek concentrates before striking the ball.
  • Maris WWU, Harold SPU
    WWU's Kristin Maris (white) battles against an SPU defender as goalkeeper Natalie Harold smothers the ball.
  • Elise Aylward, WWU
    WWU freshman Elise Aylward (19) controls the ball as she is pressured from behind by SPU's Ashley Shaw and in front by Taylor Hauck (4).
  • Delanee Nilles, WWU
    This left-footed shot by Delanee Nilles (white) of WWU, came from the top of the 18-yard box and nearly gave the Vikings the lead as it rattled off of the far post.
  • Hannah Huesers, SPU Brianna Jones, WWU
    SPU freshman forward Hannah Huesers (left) battles with WWU junior defender Brianna Jones for possession.
  • Maris, Jones, WWU
    WWU forward Kristin Maris (8) and defender Brianna Jones (9) attempt to put their heads on a cross into the SPU goal box.
  • Maris, WWU Graybeal, SPU
    WWU senior captain Kristin Maris (8) and SPU junior Josie Graybeal (17) meet in midair as they attempt to get the first touch on the ball.
  • Hannah Huesers, SPU
    SPU freshman forward Hannah Huesers put the Falcons ahead 1-0 in the 88th minute, as she struck this ball with her left foot off of a defender and into the back of the net.
  • Moore, Huesers SPU
    Seattle Pacific's Laura Moore (right) jumps into the arms of Hannah Huesers (13) after the freshman forward's goal in the 88th minute put the Falcons in front 1-0.
  • Catherine Miles, WWU
    Amongst a cluster of players, WWU sophomore forward Catherine Miles (5) punches this ball into the back of the net with 10 seconds remaining in regulation to dramatically tie the score at 1-1.
  • WWU Celebration
    WWU's Caitlyn Jobanek and Kayla Russ embrace Miles after the game-tying goal kept the Vikings' hopes for a championship alive.
  • Maris' Overtime Shot
    WWU's Kristin Maris nearly ended the match with a golden goal in overtime, narrowly missing this ball in front of an open net.
  • Arden Matro, SPU
    SPU junior Arden Matro pushed the Falcons to victory with this successful penalty kick, as her team won the shootout 4-1 over WWU.
  • SPU Celebration
    SPU players smother goalkeeper Natalie Harold after her two saves in the penalty kick shootout lifted the Falcons to the GNAC title.
  • Harold Named MVP
    Maddie Krauss (left) reacts as teammate Natalie Harold is announced as the Most Valuable Player of the 2013 GNAC Women's Soccer Championship Tournament.
  • SPU Champions
    Seattle Pacific holds up the GNAC Champions banner after claiming the 2013 women's soccer title.