Sept. 30, 2012
Northwest and No. 18 UCO battle in 1-1 tie
MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State women’s soccer team fought hard Sunday as they finished with a 1-1 draw against No. 18 Central Oklahoma in two overtimes at Bearcat Pitch.
The first half of play pitted two strong defenses against one another. Neither team could capitalize on open shots as the Bronchos edged the Bearcats with one extra shot, 6-5 in the first period.
Central Oklahoma put in the first goal of the game in the 80th minute looking to extend their winning streak to five games. UCO entered the match with a perfect 4-0 mark in league play and had only been held to a single goal three times in 2012.
However, the Bearcats answered back late in the second half as Amanda Bundrant put her third goal of the season in the back of the net during the 87th minute. Anna Calgaard added her second assist of the season on the goal.
The first overtime period saw a key save from Kelsey Adams to keep the game tied, but neither team could convert as the second overtime remained scoreless.
With the tie Bearcats move to 5-3-2 overall and 3-1-1 on the season as UCO fell to 8-1-1 overall and 4-0-1 in MIAA play. Northwest will travel to Emporia State Friday as they continue MIAA play. Kickoff is slated for 4 p.m.
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