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Watch: Anna Salvucci’s golden goal for Drexel

Salvucci’s first career goal was an eventful one for the Dragons



Two games into her college career, rookie Anna Salvucci already has a lot to celebrate.

The Glen Mills, Pa. native who starred at Episcopal Academy and for Penn Fusion Academy in high school, volleyed home a long cross from Lauren Currey (Harrisburg, Pa.) in the 98th minute to seal a 1-0 win for the Dragons over Villanova on Thursday.

The goal was the ninth shot Drexel’s attack registered on goal for the day and spoiled a standout performance for Wildcats goalkeeper Megan McClay, who finished with 8 saves.

Check out Salvucci’s goal below.

The win was the first for the Dragons this season, which evened their record at 1-1-0 after a 3-1 loss on the road to NJIT. The loss continued a slow start to 2021 for Villanova, which now has three losses in three matches and has been outscored 8-0.

Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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