Lady Reds Bounce Back To Force Tie With Titans
UW-Oshkosh had two goals disallowed by offsides calls as it played to a 1-1 tie with the Carthage College women's soccer team on Wednesday (Sept. 12) at J.J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium.
The Titans (4-0-1), ranked 16th in the NCAA Division III by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, got off to a great start with Becca Blue's (Sr. • Kimberly) goal in the game's fourth minute (3:25). Kiley Hauck (Jr. • Hubertus) earned an assist on the score.
In the contest's 62nd minute (61:10), Carthage College's Shelby Hawley headed a loose ball into the net. The goal, which was assisted by Alyssa Baker and Michelle Sobey, tied the score at 1.
UW-Oshkosh had a goal erased in both the first and second halves due to an offsides.
Each team recorded two shots in the first overtime period. UW-Oshkosh attempted two shots in the second overtime, while Carthage (2-2-1) got off one. For the game, the Titans out-shot the Lady Reds, 19-11. UW-Oshkosh also held a 12-5 edge in corner kicks.
Abby Alm saved seven shots while playing all 110 minutes in the net for Carthage College. The Titans had Katie Berkopec (Jr. • Apple Valley, Minn.) post a scoreless first half with three saves before Nina Muzi (Fr. • Waukesha) yielded one goal with four saves over the final 65 minutes.
It was the first meeting between the teams since 1998. Carthage College owns a 2-1-1 advantage in the all-time series.
UW-Oshkosh travels to UW-Superior for its WIAC opener on Saturday (Sept. 15).