Women’s Soccer Lost 2-3 in Overtime
Athletic News - Soccer(W)
The Westminster Women’s Soccer team lost 2-3 in overtime in their regular season opener against the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves. The Blue Jays are now 0-1 overall.
The Blue Jays came out really strong and had good opportunities, but could not connect. "Playing in 95 degree weather is tough. Our players really struggled with that. A couple of the girls had to sit out in the first half, which really hurt us," said Coach Dyson.
The Prairie Wolves scored the first goal, but sophomore Manyima Njie
(Bakoteh, Gambia /UWC) scored on a breakaway just three minutes later. The Prairie Wolves knocked the ball in their own net, giving the Blue Jays the 2-1 lead just 47 seconds into the second half.
Neb. Wesleyan tied the game up with just 10 minutes left in play, sending the game into overtime. The Blue Jays had a great look in overtime, but was not able to score off of it. With three seconds left in the first overtime, the Prairie Wolves scored off a rebound to win the game 3-2.
The Blue Jays were held to four shots during the game. Freshman Ellen Woosley
(Marshall, Mo. /Marshall) finished the game with six saves.
The Blue Jays will face Dakota Wesleyan tomorrow at 2:00 p.m.