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Soccer Battles to 2-2 Tie with Oklahoma State

Jennifer Martin had a goal and an assist for the Bears againist OSU.

Jennifer Martin had a goal and an assist for the Bears againist OSU.

Oct. 10, 2004

Box Score

WACO, Texas-Trailing 2-0 with less than 25 minutes remaining, the Baylor soccer rallied for two late goals as the Bears fought to a 2-2 tie with Oklahoma State in action at Betty Lou Mays Field. With the tie, Baylor moves to 4-7-2 on the season, 1-4-1 in the Big 12 Conference as the Cowgirls go to 10-2-2 on the year, 2-2-1 in conference play.

Cassie Lewis provided all the offense of the first period and put the Cowgirls on top in the 20th minute on an unassisted goal. Lewis put a foot on a loose ball in front of the net for her third score of the year.

Nikki Wojtowicz extended the OSU lead at the 56:14 mark, connecting on a penalty kick set up when Jolene Schweitzer was taken down in the box.

Baylor would manage to rally, however, responding to the deficit with two late goals. Jennifer Martin put the Bears on the board first, scoring on a cross from Anna Schuch in the 69th minute for her second goal of the season.

The Bears managed to tie the game just eight minutes later, as Jessica Hutton corralled a loose ball in front of the net and chipped it over a defender in the 78th minute. Tiffany Boshers and Jennifer Martin were credited with assists on the play.

Baylor had a couple of chances late in the game to win; however, Oklahoma State's Breanna Truelove made three of her 11 saves in the final minutes of regulation and overtime to keep the game tied.

After missing the last game against Oklahoma, Baylor's Ashley Holder made three saves, two in overtime, during the contest.

Baylor controlled play throughout, owning a 13-5 edge on shots on goal. The Bears also owned an 8-5 edge in corner kicks and a 21-16 advantage in shots.

 

 

Up next, the Bears will look for their first road conference victory of the season when Baylor heads to Boulder, Colo., to face defending Big 12 champion Colorado on Friday, Oct. 15 at 3:00 p.m.
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