Cangelosi Lifts Spartans Over Prairie Wolves in Overtime
Oct 17, 2018
LINCOLN, Neb. – The University of Dubuque women’s soccer team made the long trip to Lincoln, Nebraska and pulled out a 1-0 win in overtime over the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves.
Dubuque, Univ. of 1, Nebraska Wesleyan 0 (OT)
How It Happened
-The Spartans (12-2-1, 4-1-1 A-R-C) forced their way to a corner kick just 1:15 into the contest, but Amanda Chlebek’s header off the corner went wide.
-Before the game was 25 minutes old, the Spartans had gotten off five shots, one on goal, while NWU did not attempt their first shot until the 36th minute.
-UD dominated play in the first half, getting off seven shots to Nebraska Wesleyan’s two, but none of them went for goals.
-In the 68th minute, the Prairie Wolves (7-8, 1-6 A-R-C) committed a foul right outside the 18 yard box on the right side of the field, giving UD a free kick. However, Lauren Cangelosi’s free kick hooked wide left of the net.
-88th minute, NWU had ball at top of the 18 and threatening but the Spartan defense cleared it.
-Carissa Brown had a shot blocked with one minute remaining, leading to a corner but the Spartans could get nothing else out of it and the game was sent into overtime.
-Four and a half minutes into overtime, Cangelosi received the ball about 30 yards out, did a little crossover and fired a shot over the goalkeeper’s head and into the top, left corner of the net to give the Spartans the 1-0 win.
For the Spartans
Goalie: Victoria Roethler - 94:34, 0 GA, 3 Saves
Scorers: Lauren Cangelosi (95’)
For the Prairie Wolves
Goalie: Cambria Collins – 94:34 , 1 GA, 4 Saves
-Lauren Cangelosi is now tied for second on the team with five goals this season.
-The Spartans outshot NWU, 11-5
-This was the 11th game that the Spartans have held their opponent to one goal or fewer.
Up Next for the Spartans
UD will host their final regular season home game on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Senior Day fesitivies will be held between the women’s and men’s game.