WICHITA FALLS, Texas – The No. 13 Washburn Lady Blues took a 3-1 lead
into halftime in its top 25 battle with No. 17 but couldn’t hold on to
the lead as the Central Oklahoma came back to knot the score and force
a 3-3 tie in double overtime. Washburn will wrap up its trip to Texas
on Sunday against host school Midwestern State at 3 p.m.
The Lady Blues (0-0-1) started out strong as Manon Englehardt scored
her first and second goals of the season within 23 minutes of one
another to put Washburn up 2-0. Englehardt’s first goal came on an
assist from Keeley Lambeth and her second was from Jessica Mainz.
The Bronchos cut the lead to 2-1 on a goal by Lacy Cooley in the 28th
minute. However, Washburn pushed the lead back to 3-1 on Lisa Fahey’s
first career goal at Washburn. She scored on a corner kick assist from
UCO scored the next two goals of the match to tie the score at 3-3 and
neither team scored in the final 28:31 of regulation forcing overtime.
In the first overtime, each team attempted one shot on goal and
neither team was credited with a shot on goal in the second overtime