Missouri Western soccer defeats Washburn in OT 2-1

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Two Missouri Western soccer players scored their first career goals as the Griffons snapped a three-game skid with a 2-1 win at Washburn on Sunday afternoon.

NOTABLES

  • Mackenzie O’Neill provided the game winner in the 93rd minute, getting around the Washburn keeper for the first goal of her career.
  • Kelsey Roe scored the first goal of her Griffon career in the 71st minute off an assist by Mackenzie O’Neill to give the Griffons a 1-0 lead.
  • Josie Rimmer provided the equalizer for the Ichabods in the 84th minute.
  • The teams were about as even as possible through the first 45 minutes. Both had 11 shots with seven on goal for the Ichabods and six for the Griffs.
  • Washburn took 14 shots in the second half to six for MMSU.
  • The only shot in OT was O’Neill’s game winner.
  • The win prevented the program’s first four-game losing streak since 2013.

UP NEXT

  • Missouri Western hosts Fort Hays State (5-3, 1-1) and Nebraska-Kearney (1-6-3, 0-2-1).
  • Friday’s game against Fort Hays State is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.

— MWSU Athletics —