Western Oregon Earns Draw with MSUB

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Western Oregon earned a 1-1 draw against Montana State Billings Thursday afternoon in a GNAC game at Yellowjacket Field.

MSUB (8-1-3, 5-0-3), which stayed unbeaten in conference play, got a goal from Jaucelyn Richter at 60:44, but the Wolves (4-5-3, 3-3-2) pulled even at 64:54 on a goal by Taylor Thompson

Richter took a long pass from Jennifer Brookshire and then dribbled around WOU goalkeeper Brittney Rigtrup and put the ball in the open goal.

Kymberly Witmer and Chelsy Okuma connected on a pair of passes to send a beautiful cross into the box to the feet of a Thompson who finished with a shot into the upper left corner for the equalizer.

Elsewhere in afternoon games, Central Washington edged Western Washington 2-1 and Saint Martin's (2-8-2, 2-6-0) nipped Northwest Nazarene (4-8-0, 2-6-0) by the same score.

In a night game, Seattle Pacific (10-2-0, 7-1-0) defeated Simon Fraser 4-0 handing the Clan (1-9-0, 0-8-0)their fifth straight shutout loss and their eighth straight loss overall. SPU now leads the NAC race by three points over MSUB.

CWU (6-3-3, 5-2-1) snapped a 1-1 tie at 76:25 on a goal by Carson McKole. McKole converted after taking a cross from Danielle Brandli.

Emma Ostergren snapped a 1-1 tie in the second overtime in Saint Martin's victory as Emma Ostergren scored at 107:41.

Megan Lindsay scored a goal in each half in Seattle Pacific's win over Simon Fraser at Interbay Stadium.

Lindsay opened the scoring in the sixth minute as she chased down a roller in the box and stole it just as Clan goalkeeper Amelia Ng was gathering the ball. Lindsay tapped the ball into the open goal from seven yards out.

Less than seven minutes later, Falcons freshman Riley Dopps scored on a high blast inside the right post at 13:17.

Lindsay's second score came on a low 10-yard shot at 52:38 after a through pass from Kelsey Jenkins. Brittany Langdon concluded the scoring at 82:44 on a header off a deflected shot from teammate Mandy Verdoia.

Brooke Yokers stopped two shots to record the shutout in her first start in goal.

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