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Oklahoma State women’s soccer: No. 6 Cowgirls edge No. 4 West Virginia 2-1 in 2OT

The Cowgirls improve to 3-0-0 this season.

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Olyvia Dowell scored with 26 seconds remaining in the second overtime, and the No. 6 Oklahoma State women’s soccer team defeated No. 4 West Virginia on Friday at Neal Patterson Stadium.

Gabriella Coleman sent a cross inside the box that Dowell collected then made several moves against Juliana Lynch and drilled a left-footed shot that went off WVU goalkeeper Maddie Murphy’s hands and into the net.

OSU improved to 3-0-0 and toke sole possession of first place in the Big 12 conference.

Hannah Webb intercepted a pass then sent a long pass to Coleman, who out ran the WVU defense then delivered a left-footed shot to the far pot for a 1-0 lead in the 50th minute.

Stefany Ferrer-vanGinkel tied it 1-1 in the 75th minute on a free kick when she hit the cross bar before the ball deflected off Cowgirl goalkeeper Emily Plotz and into the goal.

OSU led WVU in shots on goal, 7-6, while the Mountaineers held a 13-11 advantage in shots. The Cowgirls also recorded seven corner kicks to WVU’s four. Murphy and Plotz each made five saves.

Up next

The Cowgirls travel to Waco, Texas, to play winless Baylor (0-1-2) next Friday. The Lady Bears played to a 0-0 draw in their first two matches against TCU and at Texas Tech before falling 2-1 on Friday at Iowa State. OSU defeated ISU 2-1 on Sept. 18 in Stillwater.