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Courage 2, Beat 1, OT

Posted August 18, 2002 4:20 a.m. EDT

— Carla Overbeck scored on a rebound a minute and 20 seconds into overtime today as the Carolina Courage advanced to the W-U-S-A title game with a 2-to-1 win against the Atlanta Beat.

Danielle Fotopolous scored on a penalty kick in the 89th minute to tie the game for the Courage.

Carolina trailed most of the way after Nikki Serlenga's penalty kick in the 28th minute gave Atlanta a 1-to-0 lead.

Carolina outshot Atlanta 20-to-6.

The Courage face Washington in the Founders Cup game next week.