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.
It was a thrilling night of soccer under the Friday Night Lights at NPS!— OSU Cowgirl Soccer (@CowgirlFC) September 26, 2020
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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.