Oct. 6, 2006
LARAMIE, Wyo. --- New Mexico women's soccer outshot Wyoming, 21-18, in the conference opener and tied, 1-1, in a double overtime draw. Senior Bridgette Sanchez highlighted the Lobos performance, scoring the only goal in the sixth minute. UNM ties its second straight match and takes a 6-4-2 overall record into Sunday's game at TCU.
The Lobos had multiple scoring opportunities in the match but could not find the net. UNM had nine shots on goal, with senior Kristine Sweat taking two. Sweat took eight shots in the game to lead all players. UNM took a corner kick in every period compared to five by the Cowgirls.
Sanchez scored her third goal of the year, after only taking two shots in the whole match. The goal came on a loose ball in front of the net that Sanchez drilled past the keeper. Sanchez has come alive offensively, scoring two goals in the last three games. Eight different players on the Lobo roster had at least one shot against Wyoming.
The Cowgirls(5-5-2) had 18 shots with the game-tying goal coming in the 28th minute by Comfort Adetoye. The goal was Adetoye's second of the year with the assist being credited to Emily Layton.
UNM continues its road trip Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas against TCU. The Lobos are scheduled to play the Horned Frogs at 1 p.m. For more information about UNM women's soccer visit www.GoLobos.com.