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Women’s Soccer Ties With Nebraska In Lincoln, 1-1

Coming off its second loss of the season, the Penn State women’s soccer team tied Nebraska Friday night, 1-1, in Lincoln.

After the Nittany Lion’s first loss of the year, they tallied three straight wins to get back on track. Friday’s tie against Nebraska in Penn State’s second tie of the year, moving it to a 6-2-2 record.

How It Happened

Nebraska scored early, and set a threatening tone throughout the first half. In the sixth minute, the Cornhuskers’ Caroline Flynn drilled a straight on 17-yarder at keeper Britt Eckerstrom. Eckerstrom made a diving deflection, but blocked the ball in the wrong direction. The shot bounced into the net, giving Nebraska the early advantage.

The score stayed like that throughout the first half, in which the Cornhuskers enjoyed a 5-3 shooting advantage.

The tables quickly turned in the second half. Penn State shifted to a more attacking strategy, outshooting Nebraska 10-1 in the latter period of play. In the 66th minute, Mallory Weber fired a promising attempt from 18 yard away. But the Nebraska goalie leaped and secured the effort, keeping the advantage for the time being.

Penn State’s goal finally game with only eight minutes to play in regulation. Freshman Charlotte Williams played a cross from the right side into the box. Weber played a touch on the ball, pushing it in Emily Ogle’s direction. Ogle then netted the pass into the upper corner, her second goal of the year.

The assist was Weber’s third of the season, and her 21 for her career are tied for 14th all-time at Penn State.

Regulation ended in a tie, with both teams seeing several more opportunities.

More chances soon followed in overtime. Seven minutes in, Weber regained possession in Nebraska’s half, and fired a shot that was deflected by a defender. Three more Nittany Lion shots followed in the second overtime, but none found the net.

Notes

Despite falling behind in the first half, Penn State dominate the stat sheet. The Lions outshout Nebraska 18-6. More impressively, they had a 15-1 shooting advantage after the first half.

What’s Next

Penn State’s three-game road slate continues on Sunday in Iowa City when the Nittany Lions meet the Iowa Hawkeyes at 1 p.m.

Photo: Mark Selders/GoPSUSports

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