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OU women notch KCAC victory

By The Herald Staff | 10/11/2013

The Ottawa University women’s soccer team scored three goals in the second half Wednesday to earn their first Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference victory at People Bank Field.

Ottawa defeated Bethel, 3-0. Ottawa was coming of a disappointing 2-1 loss to Bethany when the Swedes scored with five seconds left in the match.

The Ottawa University women’s soccer team scored three goals in the second half Wednesday to earn their first Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference victory at People Bank Field.

Ottawa defeated Bethel, 3-0. Ottawa was coming of a disappointing 2-1 loss to Bethany when the Swedes scored with five seconds left in the match.

Ottawa dominated Bethel with a 37-1 advantage in shots with 19 of them being on goal. The Lady Braves had 24 shots in the first half, but did not score.

The offense got untracked in the second half. Morgan Trupp scored off of a pass from Brooklyn Davis at the 53:03 mark.

The Lady Braves scored their second goal in the 63rd minute of play. Kallie Bindner scored off an assist from Autumn Surage.

The final goal came in the 66th minute as Surage scored her second goal of the season. Bindner was credited with the assist.

Trupp led Ottawa in shots on goal with six. Surage finished with four.

Annie Kessler topped Ottawa with nine shots.

Keeper Kaitlyn Stinson did not face any shots on goal in the victory.

The Lady Braves (5-5-1) play 1 p.m. today at McPherson.

Braves tie

The Ottawa men’s soccer team tied Bethel College, 1-1. The Braves had a 34-15 advantage in shots and led 8-7 in shots on goal.  

The Braves continuously attacked the Thresher defense in the first half.

Ottawa got one of its nine shots on goal past Bethel keeper Casey Budd in the 38th minute.

It came on a throw-in by Tyler Smith. Sean Hammond headed the ball to Zack Hanks, who scored.

The Threshers tied the contest in the 81st minute on a goal by Mitchell Dutcher. Taylor Sigmund earned the assist.

Ottawa had eight shots in the two overtime periods.

Max Brewer led Ottawa in shots with eight. Hanks had seven.

Keeper Cody Vergara had four saves in 81 minutes. He was injured and left the match.

Drinnan Sante finished the match in goal and made two saves in 28 minutes.

The Braves (2-7-2, 0-0-1) play 3:30 p.m. today at McPherson.

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