Melissa Darling had two assists in a game that saw three goals in the final five minutes and dramatic PKs. The Judges and Spartans tied 2-2 in regulation and OT before the visitors won, 5-4, in the seventh round of penalties.
The Bears scored late in the first half and twice more late in the second to hand the Judges a UAA loss. Holly Szafran nearly equalized for Brandeis, but the visitors added their insurance goals shortly after.
The Brandeis women's soccer team surrendered a goal for only the third time all season as they fell to the host Polar Bears. Sapir Edalati had a chance to score in the second half, but hit the crossbar.
The Judges scored with 10 minutes remaining in the first half, and added two insurance goals in a three-minute span to top the visiting Bobcats. Reserves Melissa Darling and Cidney Moscovich combined for the game-winner.
In their first regular-season game as a Top 10 team, the Brandeis women blanked Bridgewater State University. Junior Michelle Savuto had a career-high nine saves, while classmate Sapir Edalati scored twice for the second game in a row.