Sep 8, 2013
COLLEGE STATION, Tex. - Caitlyn Kretzschmar scored the game winning goal in the 10th minute of the extra time to give the University of San Diego women's soccer team (4-2-0) a 2-1 win over the Missouri Tigers (3-3-0).
Missouri outshot the Toreros 20-13, but the Toreros constantly put pressure on the Tigers, putting 12 of those shots on target.
The Toreros got on the scoreboard first, when Mariah Butera scored her first goal of the season in the 34th minute when she connected from 20 yards out.
The Toreros would take a 1-0 lead into halftime, however the Tigers knotted the match up in the 64th minute after Reagan Russell found the back of the net with a rocket shot.
The score would remain tied through 90 minutes, forcing extra time. The first overtime period was winding down when Kretzschmar found herself one-on-one with the Tigers' keeper after a giant blast from Michelle Craft. Kretzschmar was able to dribble past the keeper and slip the ball in to the empty net to give the Toreros a split in the Texas A&M Tournament.
Sophomore goalkeeper Michelle Craft earned the win after making seven saves to bring her record to 4-2-0. Tigers' keeper McKenzie Sauerwein takes the loss, despite making ten saves.
The Toreros will be be back on the road next weekend when they participate in the Kansas Invitational, where they will face Kansas on Friday at 2:30 p.m. (on ESPN3.com) and Nebraska on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.