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Jacks edged by 'Dons...

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 10/05/2012 21:22:21

The South Dakota State women's soccer team was edged by the Mastodons in Fort Wayne on Friday night, 2-1 (OT)...

After evening the score at 1-1 midway through the second half, Fort Wayne scored the game-winning goal six minutes into the first overtime.

The first half was rather quiet, as neither team put together serious scoring chances.

The game was tied 0-0 at halftime.

SDSU led in shots on goal (2-1), but trailed in total shots (6-4) and corner kicks (3-0). Fort Wayne was whistled for two offsides and five fouls, while SDSU was whistled for five fouls and no offsides.

Stephanie Krzywania led the Jacks with two shots, one on goal.

Elisa Stamatakis made one save in the first half.

Seven minutes into the second half, Fort Wayne rebounded and scored the game's first goal off of a free kick in the 52nd minute.

SDSU responded in the 64th minute when Diana Potterveld took a through ball from Christa Nyblom and evened the score. It was her third goal of the season.

At the 69-minute mark, Tina Ehrett entered the game at goalkeeper for Stamatakis, who was injured on a play in the box.

Regulation ended in a 1-1 tie.

By the end of the second half, Fort Wayne held the advantage in shots (15-9), shots on goal (6-5) and corner kicks (6-0). Fort Wayne was whistled for 10 fouls and three offsides, while SDSU was whistled for seven fouls and two offsides.

Krzywania, Potterveld, Nyblom and Dani Patterson recorded two shots apiece. Both of Potterveld’s shots were on goal.

Ehrett made three saves in the final 20 minutes of the second half to preserve the tie.

The Mastodons attempted two shots in the first overtime period and the second found its mark.

The game was played in wet and cold conditions, as a front swept through Indiana.

SDSU dropped to 2-8-1 overall, 0-2-0 in The Summit League.
Fort Wayne improved to 5-6-0, 1-1-0 in The Summit League.

The Jacks complete the road trip on Sunday at Oakland. Game time is set for 1 p.m. (ET) in Rochester, Mich.

The Golden Grizzlies improved to 5-3-3, 2-0-0 in The Summit League, with a 2-1 win over North Dakota State on Friday. Results from the game are available online.

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