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New Mexico Women's Soccer Ties North Texas, 1-1, in 2OT
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  09/05/2010
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Sept. 5, 2010

Box Score

DENTON, Texas---The University of New Mexico women's soccer team battled North Texas to 1-1 draw in double overtime this afternoon at the North Texas Soccer Field. Senior Rachel Fields led the Lobos as she scored her fourth goal of the season and eighth of her career.

Fields knocked in a cross from junior Jennifer Williams in the 7th minute of the game to give New Mexico a 1-0 lead. The Mean Green then responded with a goal from Mandy Hall to tied the game at 1-1 at the 15th minute mark of the first half.

New Mexico outshot North Texas 15 to 6 but were unable to score another goal throughout the remainder of the game.

"We played with heart and soul," head coach Kit Vela said. "It was the most physical, ugly games we have played in years. It was not the best soccer we've played but we had some good moments."

The Lobos, who are receiving votes in the most recent NSCAA/HendrickCars.com National Rankings and Soccer Times Coaches Poll, are now 4-0-2 on the season. The squad will travel to Texas again next weekend to take on Baylor at 6 p.m. on Sept. 10 and SMU at 1 p.m. on Sept. 12.

Friday, September 19
5:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. New Mexico State
Friday, September 26
8:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at Fresno State
Sunday, September 28
1:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at San Jose State
Friday, October 03
7:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Air Force
Sunday, October 05
1:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Colorado College
Friday, October 10
8:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at UNLV
Sunday, October 12
2:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at Nevada
Friday, October 17
7:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Boise State
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