Sept. 15, 2013
Northwest Suffers Tough Loss in OT
Winona, Min. – The Northwest Missouri State women’s soccer team finished the weekend with a two overtime loss at the hands of Winona State Sunday, 2-1.
The Bearcats were able to get on the board first in the 19th minute when Fiona Maloney hit the upper left corner off of a free kick for her second goal of the season and to put her team up 1-0.
Northwest finished the first half holding onto the lead, but an early penalty kick in the second half from Winona State tied the contest up 1-1. The game could not be finished inside regulation and headed into overtime.
The teams combined for four shots in the first overtime period with both goalies coming up big recording one save each.
WSU was able to end the match with a goal by Caitlin Lilly in the 109th minute during the second overtime period for a final score of 2-1.
Kelsey Adams posted a season high 11 saves in the game to bring her within 14 of Northwest all-time saves record (339).
The Bearcats (1-3) will return home to Bearcat Pitch Friday as they host Lindenwood (3-2) to open up MIAA play with a 4 pm start time.
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