Cookville, Tennessee — WKU soccer (1-2-1) was tied 1-1 with the Tennessee Institute of Technology (1-2-1) on Sunday night in Cookville. The Lady Toppers scored first in the first half, but the Golden Eagles equalized in the second half to equalize.
The head coach said, “We played enough tonight to get the result.” Jason Nidel“I thought we did a really good job in the second half and made some dangerous looks. Unfortunately the finish wasn’t cool enough. It’s been a tough week for the team and I’m proud of the results tonight.” to play We are back at work and getting ready to host Kentucky very quickly. ”
Lily Rumo He scored his first goal of the season in WKU’s only goal of the night. In the 27th minute, a corner kick shook the goal net. Brianna Sayok We took a corner of WKU and sent it to the box. The ball bounced and found Rumo, who sent the ball past the Golden Eagle goalkeeper.
WKU held onto that lead until the 81st minute when Tennessee Tech tied the score. The Lady Toppers mounted several offensive opportunities late in the game but were unable to find a winner for the game.
The Lady Toppers had 5 shots on goal as they defeated the Golden Eagles 18-8 in the match.goalie Alexis Bach I made 3 saves in the night, including a 3-minute diving save in the game.
WKU’s next game is Thursday, September 1 against Kentucky at the WKU Soccer Complex. First touch is set at 7pm and admission is free.
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