sudden victory


Definition of sudden victory

: sudden death sense 2 Perrysburg senior Beth Glowacki scored with 3:41 left in double overtime to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 2–1 win over St. Ursula … . Glowacki's blast came from about 26 yards out and found the left corner of the goal in the sudden victory.— Mark Monroe Avazis faked high, shot low and scored the winning goal with two seconds left of the sudden victory third overtime …— Kenny DeJohn a sudden-victory goal

Examples of sudden victory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Louisville's historic field hockey season ended in heartbreaking fashion in the Final Four with Michigan's 2-1 sudden victory shootout, Friday at Karen Shelton Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. Shannon Russell, The Courier-Journal, 8 May 2021 The Division1 170-pound champion went 20-0, capping the season with a one-point win in the semifinals and a sudden victory in the final. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Mar. 2021 Valencia had a close call in the second round, going into overtime against Northern Illinois' Izzak Olejnik (No. 18 seed) before a sudden victory takedown. Jeff Metcalfe, The Arizona Republic, 19 Mar. 2021 Arnold scored a sudden victory win in the first weekend of the season and that gives him an edge here, but it’s the smallest of edges. Brant Parsons,, 3 Mar. 2021 His only loss was a 3-1 sudden victory (overtime loss) to Mason Arnold (Carrollwood Day School) in the 285-pound division. Gary Curreri,, 8 Dec. 2020 Teammate Samad Al-Khatib stayed alive in the 170 bracket with a 10-8 sudden victory. Staff Writer, Houston Chronicle, 24 Feb. 2020 The state veteran finished strong, going 45-4 including an 8-6 win in sudden victory for third place. Jack Marrion, Houston Chronicle, 24 Feb. 2020 Parker Bevilacqua lost a second-round heartbreaker in sudden victory against Milton's Mason Dutcher at 113 pounds, while Tyler Larsen won a wild 10-9 battle over Murphy McCutcheon of Franklin in the opening round at 182. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 25 Feb. 2018

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1971, in the meaning defined above

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