ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Freshman Brooke Miura put one in the back of the net in the 87th minute as the Golden Grizzlies scored three unanswered goals against Valparaiso in the quarterfinal game on Monday at the Oakland Soccer Field to defeat the Crusaders for the second time this season, 3-2.
Valparaiso took a 2-0 lead in the 49th minute, but it was all Oakland after that. The Black and Gold answered with three-straight goals from Sydney Duggan, Sierra Grodsinsky and Miura. Sydnye Gagner tallied two assists on the night, while Aly Rawson added one.
The Golden Grizzlies advance to the semifinals and will take on Milwaukee on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at Engelmann Stadium in Milwaukee. Thursday's game will be broadcast on ESPN3.