October 21, 2012

Soccer Battles PLU through Double Overtime for 0-0 Tie

By Rachel Levitsky
Sports Information Intern

 

BOX SCORE

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Lewis & Clark women's soccer team fought a hard battle to the Pacific Lutheran Lutes through two overtimes, finishing the game 0-0.

Lewis & Clark's record changes to 5-7-3 on the season, and 5-4-3 in Northwest Conference (NWC) play. Pacific Lutheran is now 4-3-7 on the season, and 2-3-7 in NWC play.

The first half started out slow, with only four shots by the Pioneers and three shots by the Lutes. However play escalated quickly to a very physical half, with each team ending the half with seven fouls.

Through the second half and the first overtime, the Pioneers and the Lutes remained evenly matched, having seven and five shots, respectively.

However in the second overtime, Lewis & Clark dominated possession of the ball, outshooting the Lutes 5-0.

For the Pioneers, Emily Thompson had six shots, one of which on goal. Kylie Carera had three shots, two of which on goal. Geena Fong ended the game with a total of six saves.

The Pioneers return to action on Saturday Oct. 27th at 10 a.m. during Lewis & Clark's homecoming weekend.

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