RENO, Nev. – In a tough overtime loss in Mackay Stadium on Friday night, Nevada (3-13, 2-7 MW) fell to Colorado State (11-5-1, 6-3 MW) in the 93rd minute of overtime, losing the conference match 2-1.
Prior to today’s match, Nevada honored Audrey Barham, Emelie Small and Sara Olanda for their Senior Night celebration.
The first half was a defensive showdown between the two teams, as there were only 11 total shots in the first 45 minutes of play. Nevada saw some offensive opportunities arise in the first half thanks to shots on goal by Payton Lieb and Gabby Brown, but neither were able to capitalize.
The second half was a different story, as Colorado State pelted Kendal Stovall and the Nevada defense with shots on goal. Stovall made seven saves, with nine total on the night, keeping Nevada in the match.
In the 80th minute, Lieb recorded her second goal of the season off of a pass from Brown to give Nevada a 1-0 lead. Lieb chipped the ball up and over the keeper who was pushed far out of the goal, and put her shot where nobody could get to it for the Pack lead.
However, just two minutes later Rams leading goal scorer Caeley Lordemann scored her ninth of the season to tie the match. She recorded a game-high 11 shots in the match.
In the first overtime period, Lordemann, gave the Rams the victory with her second goal of the game. In the 93rd minute, she drilled a ball into Stovall that slipped into the goal for the Colorado State win.