Another One-Goal Loss For the Cowgirls

Oct. 20, 2002

*WYOMING 1, UNLV 2 (OT) - Box Score


The Cowgirl Soccer team was unable tohold onto their early lead on Sunday as they were defeated by the Universityof Nevada-Las Vegas Rebels, 2-1 in overtime.

Junior transfer Tuva Gulbrandsen scored the only goal for Wyoming 28minutes into the first half off a diagonal cross from sophomore LindseyVossbrink. The Cowgirls scored on their only shot of the half to take thelead into the lockerroom.

"The first half was pretty good," said UW head coach Anne Moore. "Weplayed really well."

UNLV tied the game up at the 66:10 mark into the match-up when freshmanNickie Olson scored off a pass from junior Rachael Buscovich. Wyoming tookonly two shots in the second half and were unable to score on eitheropportunity, sending the game into overtime.

The Rebels took little time to score the winning goal as freshman MichelleCowles scored off a cross from sophomore Annii Magliulo only 1:41 intoovertime.

Both teams played an aggressive game as Wyoming committed 20 fouls and UNLVwas called for 17.

"We played really hard but the second half just turned into a lot of foulsfor both teams," said Moore. "It was a very physical game, and it justdidn't go our way. We fought hard, but UNLV came out on top."

Junior goalkeeper Lori Scheider continued to show her athleticism savingsix shots during the outing despite an injury in the second half.

The Cowgirls have now lost four straight and are currently 4-10-1 overall(0-4-0 MWC). UNLV improves to 10-4-1 on the season (2-1-0 MWC) with thewin. Wyoming will complete their final game of the current three-game roadtrip in Colorado Springs, Colo., when they take on Colorado College onThurs., Oct. 24. The Tigers are 6-6-1 on the season.