Oxford, Miss. The No. 13 Ole Miss offense exploded in a 5-0 victory in the opening game against Louisiana Tech University at Ole Miss Soccer Stadium.
The Rebels found goals for the Lady Texters frequently, beating LA Tech 25-3 with 11 shots on goal. The depth of the team was again demonstrated as two players scored their first goals of their careers.
20 minutes into the match, Ole Miss took the lead after a corner kick. Taylor RudeckiThe Florida native dropped the ball in front of the net, Mo O’connor Aim for the Lady Techsters Keeper.
At the end of the first half lucy green found the ball out of the crowd in front of the opposing team’s net after a well-placed corner kick from Radetzki, causing the goalkeeper to creak. Green’s first goal of his career gave the Rebels a 2–0 halftime lead. His two assists for Rudecki this season he has six, still leading the country.
Ole Miss added more pressure as Louisiana Tech took 17 of 25 shots in the second half. At 74 minutes, Jenna Kemp in a wide open area MarieKate McGuire With the player on his back, he streaked down the field McGuire and shot into the right-back post for his team-leading fourth goal.
Even with less than five minutes remaining, the rebels continued to step into the gas. Alex Schoenstadt kicked a cross bouncing from amber fortenberry Only a few reach the left side of the net.
Schoenstadt was not done as he came back for a brace about a minute later. Stella Downing Chipped the ball from the 18th corner and found Schoenstadt behind the defense. The Washington native used her head to find behind the goal.
Ashley Orcus finished with a clean sheet for the fifth time in the same number of games and two saves. The shutout broke the program record with 23 shutouts in Orks’ career.
Ole Miss will head back to Orlando for a tough matchup against UCF at kickoff at 5pm. The match will be streamed via ESPN+.
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