Seasiders hold off Eagles for tie

Seasiders hold off Eagles for tie

IRVINE, Calif. – Kate Orchard scored her fourth goal of the season and BYU-Hawaii women's soccer tied Concordia University 1-1 on Tuesday.

Orchard and Natalie Reynolds led all Seasiders (5-6-2, 4-3-2 PacWest) with a combined six shots with two on goal. The Eagles (8-2-2, 7-1-1 PacWest) put seven shots on frame, six of which were saved by Kelsey East (5-2-2).

In the 22nd minute Miranda Canales recorded her first goal of the season as she took a cross from Taylor Thurmond and was able to put the ball in the back of the net to the near post. Shortly after the goal Tess Hobbs was able to get behind the Eagles' defense, but her shot was saved by Darby Clements (7-1-1).

In the 46th minute Ansley Warner headed a free kick to Orchard who was able to gather the pass and put the ball in the back of the net to tie the match. Concordia closed the second period aggressively taking four shots heading into overtime.

The Eagles went into the first overtime putting two shots on goal. Megan Matchett got behind the Seasiders' back line, but East was able to get her fingertips on the ball denying what would have been the game-winning goal.

Concordia took six shots in the second overtime while the Seasiders added one shot.

BYU-Hawaii will play Azusa Pacific Thursday at 5 p.m. PDT. Live stats will be available online.

 

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