WINFIELD — Ottawa University women’s soccer team secured its third win of the season Saturday against Southwestern College. Ottawa got off to a quick start and came away with a 2-1 victory.

Reighna Werner scored her first goal of the season off an assist by Leigh Anne Bartlett, to give Ottawa an early 1-0 lead. Yecenia Sanchez knocked in a goal in the 36th minute, increasing Ottawa’s advantage to 2-0. Southwestern’s goal came in the 55th minute.

Ottawa finished with nine shots, with six of those were on goal. Nicole Tallent finished with eight saves.

 

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The Braves surrendered two first half goals and did not recover in a 2-1 loss to Southwestern.

Ottawa had a 6-4 advantage in shots in the second half, but netted just one goal. Junior forward Cain Scott nailed a penalty kick in the 46th Keeper John Spells made six saves.

Ottawa plays at home Wednesday against Oklahoma Wesleyan.