Hoosiers Fall To Wisconsin in Overtime
Sept. 26, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University women's soccer team put pressure on the Wisconsin (4-3-3, 1-0-1 Big Ten) defense for most of the game, but just over a minute into overtime a Badgers crossing pass found the foot of Monica Lam-Feist to give the Hoosiers a 1-0 loss on Sunday at Armstrong Stadium.
"Our effort today was excellent," Indiana head coach Mick Lyon said. "We really played well and had them on their heels quite a bit but Wisconsin was able to find a way to get one in during overtime. I am disappointed in the result but I'm very pleased with how we played and the improvement we continue to show each game."
Indiana controlled possession for most of the first half and held a 6-4 advantage in shots and forced UW goalkeeper Michele Dalton to make three saves in the half.
Coming out after halftime, Indiana once again held control of the ball and was able to control play with a tremendous effort in the midfield. Midway through the half, Kaylin Clow and Darby Hannon came off the bench to give the starting IU forwards a break and collaborated on another great scoring chance. Clow took a pass inside the box on the far side and slid a pass to Hannon just outside the penalty kick area but her shot sailed just to the right of the near post.
The game ended with the Hoosiers making a furious push towards the UW goal and ended with Becca Zambon sending a low shot towards the near post with less than five seconds to go in the half that Dalton was forced to make a diving save on and force overtime.
In the overtime sesson, Wisconsin took possession first and Alev Kelter sent Lauren Cochlin into the corner with touch pass. Cochlin then sent a high crossing pass into the box that carried just over IU goalkeeper Shannon Flower's hands and onto the right foot of Monica Lam-Feist for the goal.
Flower was stellar in goal for the Hoosiers all day, making a couple of diving saves against the dangerous Laurie Nosbusch. Perhaps the most notable was a 1-on-1 breakaway that Nosbusch had and Flower aggressively came out of the goal and went to the ground before Nosbusch could slip the shot under her.
Indiana will now hit the road for more conference play next weekend with games at Michigan State on Friday and at Illinois on Sunday.
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