More than 70,000 people packed into a football stadium in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday night for a home game between the Madison Madisons and the Providence College Eagles.
The match featured the first time the teams have met since the 2011 season.
Madison defeated Providence 2-1 in overtime on Saturday afternoon.
Both teams have had a great history in Madison.
The Madison Madison came to the Big Ten in 2005 and went on to win the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship in 2006.
The Providence College team has been in the Big Sky Conference for just over two decades.
Madison won the 2012 Rose Bowl and earned the 2015 NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Bowl Championship.
Providence has been to the Rose Bowl in six of the last eight seasons.
Madison and Providence played each other twice in 2015.
Madison upset Providence on a last-second field goal in the third quarter and was awarded a 2-0 victory in overtime.
Providence was awarded the 2013 Rose Bowl title by the Rose bowl coaches and fans.
Madison was in a tight battle with the Eagles for the conference title and the first round of the tournament.
Madison led by two goals at halftime, but Providence tied the game in the final minutes.
Madison took the lead on a goal by Taylor Paine in the first minute.
Providence added an assist in the 22nd minute and a goal in 59 seconds.
Madison then scored the game-winner in the 76th minute when Kadeisha Buchanan made a beautiful feed to the back post.
The Eagles scored twice in the second half to extend the lead to 4-2.
Providence had a strong start to the match.
They scored two goals in the opening 20 minutes of the match and put three on goal in four minutes.
Providence also scored two more goals in its opening 30 minutes.
The teams combined for nine shots on goal for the game.
Madison outshot Providence 15-7 and had six shots on net.
Madison kept the pressure on with two goals within a minute.
The game was tied 2-2 in the 32nd minute when Madison midfielder Taylor Panez made a diving save on a shot by Providence forward Sarah Voisin.
Providence took control of the game with goals by Lauren Johnson in the 64th minute and Paine two minutes later.
Madison went on a 10-0 run to take a 4-1 lead in the 82nd minute.
Madison extended the lead in regulation when a goal from Brittany Friesen in the 77th minute made it 5-2 and 5-3.
Providence went on another run in the 75th minute, when Lauren Johnson scored on a set piece to make it 6-2, 5-4.
Madison finished the game on a 3-1 run in regulation to take its lead.
Madison tied it at 4-4 in the 78th minute with a goal scored by Lauren and another goal from Lauren in the 81st minute.
Paine and Johnson had goals in that span, and Madison went up by one goal in regulation.
Providence kept it close in the game’s final 10 minutes with an assist from Katie O’Reilly in the 90th minute.
With the goal, Madison was 4-3 with a chance to win.
Providence held on for the victory in the season opener against Madison, a 3.5-1 victory.
Providence will face the Chicago Skyhawks on Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m. CT.