Oct. 18, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -
The University of Nevada soccer team fell 3-2 to New Mexico Friday evening at the UNM Soccer Complex.
With the loss, Nevada drops to (4-8-3, 2-4 MW) on the season, while New Mexico improves to (7-8-1,5-1 MW).
The Wolf Pack got out to an early 1-0 lead, benefiting from a New Mexico own goal off of the head of a Lobos defender. New Mexico freshman Ruth Bruciaga answered back quickly with a goal within the next minute of play to even the match at 1-1. The Lobos reclaimed the lead at 2-1 in the 34th minute with a header of its own, as Maddie Irwin knocked in a ball from an assist by Lindsey Guice.
The Lobos extended its lead to 3-1 on a goal by Dylann O’Connor in the 69th minute. Nevada fought back, scoring a goal by Chrisalyn Fonte with a strike in the box following a corner kick in the 76th minute to bring the score to 3-2. New Mexico closed out the game on its way to a 3-2 win.
The Wolf Pack will travel to San Diego State for a match Sunday afternoon. Kick-off is scheduled for noon at the SDSU Sports Deck.