Chattanooga Lady Red Wolves center back Brittney Reed stepped up for the game-winning penalty kick in the 87th minute with a great boost of confidence and her teammates' support.
Reed provided the difference in the Women's Premier Soccer League Southeast Conference final as she struck the ball with the inside of her right foot to send a one-hopper into the far left corner of the net unchallenged.
Emotions overflowed for the Lady Red Wolves, who overcame a two-score deficit to beat Nashville Rhythm FC 3-2 late Sunday night at David Stanton Field.
"This is a special day for us and our country with the U.S. women winning the World Cup," said Reed, whose second goal of the first-year Lady Red Wolves' season could not have been any bigger. "I really give it to my teammates for having the confidence in me to take that shot, and I am confident on PKs.