Ottawa will take a five-match winning streak into today’s showdown with rival Kansas Wesleyan. It will be a 6 p.m. match in Ottawa.
The Lady Braves (9-5-1, 5-1-0) won their fifth straight with a 6-0 win Wednesday over Southwestern in Ottawa. The Lady Brave defense has only allowed one goal in conference play in 2013.
Kallie Bindner, who scored two goals, got the scoring started for the Lady Braves in the first half. She scored on her own corner kick at the 8:46 mark. In the 13th minute of play, Angelica Tapia scored on Southwestern keeper Kelsey Gresham. Autumn Surage had the assist.
At the 19:24 mark, Ottawa’s Meagen Raburn scored off Morgan Trupp’s pass to give Ottawa a 3-0 lead.
Ottawa kept the offensive pressure on the Southwestern defense, causing the Lady Moundbuilders to switch keepers at the 23:32 mark.
Bindner netted her second goal in the 25th minute off of a Jordan Tapia pass from, giving Ottawa a 4-0 lead. Ottawa scored its final goal of the half at the 42:56 mark by Surage.
She rocketed the ball past keeper Courtney Jones on Trupp’s pass.
Ottawa played both of its keepers in the contest with Samantha Gitmed playing in 69 minutes and Kaitlyn Stinson appearing in 20. Gitmed finished with two saves.
The Lady Braves led 31-6 in shots and had a 16-2 advantage in shots on goal.