UCLA Women’s Soccer Beats UNC in College Cup Final, Wins NCAA Title

The Bruins were on the brink of elimination, on pace to lose a heartbreaker to the Tar Heels, and go home empty handed.

Reilyn Turner had other plans.

With 16 seconds left in regulation, the junior forward sprinted towards the back post and headed in the equalizer off a corner kick from freshman midfielder Ally Lemos. While their opponent pled to the referee for a foul on goalkeeper Emmie Allen, Turner and her teammates erupted into celebration, knowing their season would stay alive at least another 20 minutes.

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