Redberg scores first career goal in setback
Corvallis, Ore. – The Oregon State women's soccer team led deep into the second half but fell 2-1 in double overtime to Washington on Friday in a Pacific-12 Conference game at Lorenz Field.
After a scoreless first half, OSU (6-8-3, 2-7-0 Pac-12) took a 1-0 lead at 58:57 when junior McKenzie Redberg scored her first career goal. The play started when senior defender Helene Haavik lofted a free kick into the 18-yard box from the left side; a follow shot by junior Greta Espinoza was blocked but Redberg blasted home the rebound.
The Beavers just missed a chance for the clinching goal in the 74th minute when sophomore Emma Jones unleashed a 40-foot rocket that bounced off the right post. Washington (12-4-2, 5-3-1 Pac-12) then tied the game 1-1 at 75:17 on a corner kick.
The game remained deadlocked for the rest of regulation and through the first overtime. The Huskies then capitalized on an OSU turnover inside the 6-yard box to score the winning goal at 1:02.15.
The Beavers resume Pac-12 action at 11 a.m. Sunday against Washington State at Lorenz Field. The game will be televised by Pac-12 Networks. Both games with the Washington schools are part of the Northwest Rivalry Series, Presented by Alaska Airlines.
They then conclude the regular season against Oregon on Friday, Nov. 6, also at Lorenz Field. The game is part of the 2015-16 Civil War Series, presented by PacificSource Health Plans, McDonalds, Spirit Mountain Casino and Your Local Ford Stores.
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