Oct. 12, 2012
There was lots of movement in the C-USA standings after Friday night's action. Colorado College senior Brittany Lyman scored the golden goal with less than two minutes to play as the Tigers' defeated No. 16 UCF, 2-1. UTEP improved to 7-0-0 at home with a 3-1 win over Southern Miss. Tulsa and Houston were both victorious on the road, while East Carolina and SMU played to a scoreless draw.
Complete Women's Soccer Standings
Women's Soccer Season Statistics
Friday, October 12
Colorado College 2, (16) UCF 1 (2OT)
SMU 0, East Carolina 0 (2OT)
Tulsa 2, Marshall 0
Houston 2, UAB 1
UTEP 3, Southern Miss 1
C-USA WOMEN'S SOCCER SHOOTING STARS
- Colorado College 2, (16) UCF 1 (2OT): Senior F Brittney Lyman scored the Golden Goal with 1:56 remaining in the second overtime as Colorado College knocked off No. 16 UCF, 2-1. It was Lyman's 22nd career goal. The Knights' Jennifer Martin scored her first goal since a 4-0 win at Florida Gulf Coast on Aug. 19. Freshman Sophie Howard assisted to Martin, who put UCF on the scoreboard first in the 17th minute. Colorado College's Hannah Peterson found Kaeli Vandersluis for the equalizer in the 65th minute and eventually sent the game to overtime. The match started 30 minutes late because of a lightning delay.
- Tulsa 2, Marshall 0: Senior MF Raven Tatum scored two goals in the first half to give Tulsa a 2-0 win over Marshall. It was only the second time Marshall had been shut out all season. Tatum scored her second career goal in as many games as she headed in a cross from senior D Claire Hulcer at the 20:16 mark, and then picked up her third goal in the 41st minute off a combination from junior Brady Hinch and freshman MF Katy Riojas to give TU a 2-0 lead heading into the break.
- Houston 2, UAB 1: With a late surge to score the game-winner with just a minute on the clock, Houston defeated UAB, 2-1, to claim its first Conference USA victory of the season. Both teams played scoreless soccer in the first 45 minutes of the match. The Blazers got on the scoreboard first after freshman MF Paige Hanks fired up and over keeper Cami Koski's hands. The Cougars would not back down and scored two late goals to get the victory. Sophomore F Alexis Weaver would get her second goal on the season after scoring the equalizer in the 81st minute. Houston sophomore Kelsey Zamora scored the game-winning goal with a minute left on the clock off an assist from senior F Katelyn Rhodes.
- UTEP 3, Southern Miss 1:Tess Hall (25:16), Brittany Kindzierski (51:53) and Gino Soto (83:14) each scored as UTEP toppled Southern Miss, 3-1, to remain a perfect 7-0-0 at home this season. The Miners outshot the Golden Eagles, 22-10, including 10-4 on goal, to extend their winning streak to three. Additionally, it marks the 11th straight season that UTEP has reached the 10-win plateau. GK Sarah Dilling registered three stops for the Miners, but Southern Miss got the spoiler from Brook Hendrix's goal at the 88:12 mark. Hall inched closer to the school standard for career assists with her 27th in a UTEP uniform on the goal by Kindzierski. Taylor Kidd posted her initial point of her collegiate career by setting up Soto's score.
- SMU 0, East Carolina 0 (2OT): For the second-straight match, East Carolina played to a double-overtime scoreless tie, this time against SMU Friday at the ECU Soccer Stadium. SMU possessed the ball for a majority of the game recording 17 shots, six on goal while holding a commanding 16-1 advantage on corner kicks. The Pirates, who recorded their sixth shutout in seven C-USA games, posted 14 shots with two on goal. Reigning C-USA Defensive Player of the Week Christiane Cordero made six saves for ECU. SMU GK Lauryn Bodden made two stops.
Sunday, October 14
SMU at Marshall - Noon
UTEP at (16) UCF - Noon
Southern Miss at Colorado College - 1:00p
Tulsa at East Carolina - 1:00p
Houston at Memphis - 1:00p
Rice at UAB - 1:00p
Conference USA Matches in Bold.
All Times Central
More information on this weekend's matches and your favorite teams can be found on the school websites:
Colorado College | East Carolina | Houston | Marshall | Memphis | Rice
SMU | Southern Miss | Tulsa | UAB | UCF | UTEP