sudden victory

noun
Updated on: 1 Apr 2018

Definition of sudden victory

: sudden death 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

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1971

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