Wyoming Soccer Ties South Alabama in Double Overtime

Sept. 9, 2001

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After two overtime periods, the Universityof Wyoming Cowgirls ended their match with the University of South Alabamain a 1-1 tie, the first of the season for UW and only the third in theprogram's history.

Eight Cowgirls attempted to score, but UW's lone goal came from freshmanMelissa Bowman at 38:06. This was the newcomer's first collegiate goal.

USA was visibly frustrated by the Cowgirls, and two players for the Jaguarswere cited with yellow cards within five minutes of each other.

Wyoming looked like they may be able to pull off the win until SouthAlabama's Melissa Moeschl scored in the second period on a penalty kick at61:00 that got past UW's goalie, Sarah Kuyper. Kuyper played the full 120minutes of the long game, making eight saves.

At the end of regulation, the teams went into the first OT, but neitherwere able to produce a goal. The game ended in the Cowgirls' third tie inhistory after another scoreless period.

Wyoming will be back in action again on Fri., Sept. 14 when they face SanFrancisco at Cowgirl Soccer Stadium. The Creighton Bluejays will alsoinvade, completing UW's short home stand over the weekend on Sun., Sept. 16.