Women's soccer open WAC play with a tie at Tulsa

Emily New tied the game
with her second goal of the season.
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Tulsa, Okla. – The San Jose State University women’s soccer team fight the University of Tulsa to a 2-2 tie in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both schools Friday night at the Donna J. Hardesty Sports Complex.

Tulsa (3-5-2 overall, 0-0-1 WAC) freshman Danielle Fauteux opened the scoring with after beating goalkeeper Erin Lavey in a one-on-one dual in the 23rd minute.

The Spartans (2-5-3 overall, 0-0-1 WAC) responded with a goal by junior Jessica Korpela from eight yards out in front of the net at the 32:06 mark from a pass by junior Marie McCann.

The Hurricane regained the lead at the 37:30 minute mark courtesy of freshman Jamie German's score from the left side of the goal. German drove to the net before lofting a shot toward the Spartan goal hooking it into the net giving Tulsa 2-1 lead into intermission.

The Spartans wasted little time in the second half of getting back into the game. Just 32-seconds into the second period, Emily New nailed a shot from right to left, past TU freshman goalkeeper Kelly Wilson at 45:32 to knot the game at two goals apiece.

The game remained tied at the end of regulation and the contest was forced into overtime. The first overtime period was a defensive struggle with TU attempting the lone shot of the period. With neither team able to make progress, the match entered a second overtime period. In the second extra session, TU out shot SJSU, 3-2, but neither team was able to find the back of the net.