Nevada and UNLV Ends Overtime Tied 0-0
Oct. 19, 2012
RENO, NEV. -
The University of Nevada soccer team ended an overtime “Governor’s Series, presented by NV Energy” match against UNLV tied 0-0 Friday evening. Four of Nevada’s 16 matches this season have gone into an extra period. The Wolf Pack is 5-5-5 under Dr. Price in overtime matches.
The Rebels were sharp out of the break, attacking the Wolf Pack defense with multiple chances within the period’s first five minutes. Rebels junior Jenn Wolfe had a one on one opportunity against Nevada goalkeeper Dana Moreno at the 47 minute mark. Moreno came up with a huge deflection to keep the match tied 0-0. UNLV midfielder Denali Murnan got a head on a cross from the team’s corner kick on the ensuing play, but the Wolf Pack defense thwarted the attack by clearing the ball. Nevada regained its composure and had three chances to put the ball in the net with consecutive corner kicks. The UNLV defense buckled down, keeping the match tied. Each team missed out on capitalizing off of late opportunities, as the match ended regulation tied 0-0.
The Wolf Pack got back to its aggressive style of play in the initial overtime period, as the team had three shots on goal and a corner kick in the first three minutes of extra time. The Wolf Pack held the Rebels without a shot in the first overtime period that ended 0-0.
Each team recorded a shot on goal in the final overtime period. Moreno and Wassell had saves in front of the net on both ends, as the match ended tied 0-0.
The Wolf Pack will play its final home match of the 2012 season Sunday against Fresno State (4-8-5, 2-2-1 MW) at 1 p.m. Nevada trails the overall series 1-12-1, losing the last meeting 2-1 last season in Reno.