CHICKASHA, Okla. – The Ranger soccer team lost a 2-1 heartbreaker on Monday in overtime in Chickasha to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. The Drovers used a goal in the sixth minute of overtime to seal the victory. Northwestern in now 1-9-1 overall and 1-4-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.
After a scoreless first half, Brandi Guinn scored her inaugural goal of the season just 2:09 into the second half.
The Rangers held onto the 1-0 lead until the Drovers found the net during the 67th minute of the game, knotting the game at 1-1.
USAO’s Amanda Caldeira hit the game-winning score at the 6:41 minute mark in overtime to seal the win.
The Rangers shot nine times in the match, including four on goal, and took three shots in the overtime period. USAO fired 25 shots landing 12 on goal, with Ranger goalkeeper Kelsey Archer coming up with 10 saves.
USAO was allowed seven corner kicks, while the Rangers were held to none. The Drovers committed more fouls than the Rangers, owning that category 13-8.
Northwestern (1-9-1, 1-4-1) will finish its four-game road swing with a 3 p.m. game in Shawnee against St. Gregory’s on Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Tue, October 14, 2008
by Ryan Hintergardt