STILLWATER, Okla. – Baylor soccer (7-3-2, 1-2-1) took another strong advantage in shots and offensive pressure, but a late run and header goal lifted No. 19 Oklahoma State (10-1-2, 3-0-0) over the Bears, 1-0, in the 98th minute at Cowgirl Soccer Complex.
In a physical match that included 36 total fouls and three bookings, the Bears kept up the pressure and controlled the pace for much of the match.
BU led in shots (18-13) and shots on goal (7-4), but after a 7-3 shot advantage in the first period, the Cowgirls matched pace with the Bears, cutting BU’s shot advantage to 11-10 over the second period and overtime.
*Baylor is now 11-10-3 in the all-time series with the Cowgirls.
*Baylor played its fourth-straight overtime match and its sixth of the season, moving to 2-2-2 in extra time contests.
*Julie James tied for the match-high with five shots, including two shots on goal.
*Baylor was handed its first loss in a true road game this season, falling to 2-1-2 in away matches in 2017.
STAT OF THE MATCH
6 – the number of overtime matches for the Bears in 2017, already surpassing 2016’s year-end total. The Bears played eight OT contests under Jobson in 2015 and set the program record with nine in 2012 under Marci Jobson.
Baylor returns home for a match with the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., the lone match of the weekend for the Bears.