HU soccerwomen come up short in 2OT

The Huntington University women’s soccer team came up just short of playing spoiler to Indiana Wesleyan’s homecoming as it took IWU to double overtime before falling 2-1, on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Matea Knispel tied the game at 1-all for HU with a bank-shot goal 10 minutes into the second half, and neither team scored again until IWU got the gamer in the second OT.

Knispel scored her team-leading 13th goal of the season on a free kick which struck the crossbar and then bounced off the IWU goalie and into the net.

HU is 6-5-1 overall and 2-1 in the Crossroads League.

IWU, 8-1-2 overall, got the first goal of the game just before halftime from Karen DeYoung. Tia Sanford got the game-winner.

Forester goalie Paige Coolman had eight saves on the afternoon.