NCAA WOMEN’S SOCCER: Mustangs, Wildcats end in 2OT tie

MARSHALL — No. 19-ranked Southwest Minnesota State closed the 2013 regular season home schedule with a 0-0 tie in double overtime against Wayne State on Thursday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action.
The match was the second straight 0-0 double overtime tie for the Mustangs. SMSU played No. 4-ranked Minnesota State to a scoreless draw in double overtime Sunday in Mankato.
The Mustangs moved to 14-1-2 overall, 11-1-2 in the NSIC. The Wildcats are 1-14-2 and 1-11-2 this season.
SMSU outshot Wayne State 20-4 in the match, including 8-3 advantage in shots on-goal. Wildcats goalie Kylie Comba made seven saves, while Mustangs goalie Brienna Dehkes stopped all three WSC shots.
Justine Hauck led the Mustangs’ attack with four shots, while four other Mustangs recorded three shots, including Megan Kilroy, Autumn Hayes, Vanesa Corona and Miranda Cadena.
It is the second consecutive time the SMSU offense has been shutout and only the third time this season.
The first half featured four shots, with three of them taken by the Mustangs. Coruna hit the ball high above the goal in the 13th minute; Danica Requejo connected, but her shot was turned back by the crossbar in the 25th minute and Hayes’ shot was stopped by Comba in the 41st minute.
Wayne State had a trio of second-half chances. McKenna Adams took a shot in 61st minute that Dehkes saved before Alex Mathers had a shot blocked in the 85th minute. In the 87th minute, Kelly Voight’s shot was stopped by Dehkes.
SMSU had five different attackers — Hauck, Fisher, Kilroy, Cadena and Hayes — combined to control the Mustangs’ attack in the second half. Southwest Minnesota State had a golden opportunity to score in the 62nd minute, when Kilroy’s shot was saved by Comba and Cadena’s shot was blocked.
SMSU held a 3-0 edge in shots during overtime as all three came within a span of 90 seconds. A shot by Corona hit the goal post before Hauck’s shot was saved by Comba and?Peterson’s shot went wide in the 95th minute.
The Mustangs fired three shots against Comba in double overtime — all in the 107th minute. Hauck was stopped by Comba before a Corona shot went wide and a Fisher shot sailed high.
The Wildcats did not attempt a shot in overtime or double overtime.
SMSU will attempt to get its offense going Sunday, when the Mustangs conclude the 2013 regular season on the road at Augustana.
NO. 19 SMSU 0
Wayne State 0 0 0 0 — 0
SW?Minn. State 0 0 0 0 — 0
First Half
No scoring.
Second Half
No scoring.
No scoring.
Double Overtime
No scoring.
Wayne State 4 (McKenna Adams 2, Kelly Voight 1, Alex Mathers 1); SMSU 20 (Justine Hauck 4, Megan Kilroy 3, Autumn Hayes 3, Vanesa Corona 3, Miranda Cadena 3, Kendahl Fisher 2, Naomi Peterson 1, Danica Caudillo 1).
WSC — Kylie Comba, seven saves; TEAM, one save.
SMSU — Brienna Dehkes, three saves.