WSC Soccer Battles #19 SMSU To Tie
Posted: 01 November, 2013
MARSHALL, MN - Wayne State College battled #19 Southwest Minnesota State to a 0-0 double overtime tie Thursday afternoon in Northern Sun Conference women’s soccer played at the Schwan’s Regional Center in Marshall, Minnesota.
The Wildcats are now 1-14-2 overall and 1-11-2 in the NSIC while SMSU, who entered the day second place in the NSIC, is now 14-1-2 overall and 11-1-2 in league play.
The first half was all about defense as SMSU got off three shots to Wayne State’s one. The host Mustangs fired off 11 shots in the second period to three for WSC but both teams had three corner kicks. Southwest Minnesota State had three shots in each overtime period while holding WSC without a shot, but the Wildcats had one corner kick in each overtime period but could not find the goal to score the upset win with the game ending in a 0-0 tie in double overtime.
Southwest Minnesota State held a 20-4 edge in shots over the Wildcats including 8-3 in shots on goal. WSC did have one more corner kick than the Mustangs, 6-5, while SMSU had one more foul than Wayne State, 12-11.
Individually for Wayne State, McKenna Adams had two shots, both on goal, while Kelly Voigt had one shot on goal. Alex Mathers was credited with the remaining Wayne State shot in the contest. Goalkeeper Kylie Comba was credited with seven saves in the contest.
Wayne State will close out the regular season at home on Sunday afternoon hosting the University of Sioux Falls in a 1 p.m. contest at the WSC Soccer Complex.