Female Kicker, April Goss, Scores in College FBS Game
Posted: Sep 13, 2015 10:42 PM CDT
Kent State kicker April Goss made history on Saturday as the second-ever female to score points in an FBS game.
Goss is the backup to Shane Hynes, who regularly handles the placekicking duties for the Golden Flashes. After a touchdown late in the second quarter, Kent State coach Paul Haynes called timeout before the extra point and sent Goss in for the kick instead.
"I was a little disappointed I didn't make a better kick," Goss said after game, via theAssociated Press. "I was sure it was going right, but it did go through. I'll probably beat myself up for that for a little while, but it was awesome."
Kate Hnida, the first female to both appear and score points in an FBS game, converted two extra-point attempts for New Mexico in 2003.