. – Oregon State women's soccer team battled tough but ultimately fell short to No. 9 Washington State on Sunday afternoon, 2-0.
Redshirt freshman McKenzie Weinert
and sophomore Kaillen Fried
were the lone Beavers to get shots off in the first half. Weinert took a shot in the 23rd
minute that was blocked by Washington State that Fried followed with her own shot that ended up going wide.
Freshman goalkeeper Bridgette Skiba
managed to have six saves in the first half while holding the Cougars to only one goal in the at the 19th
Freshman Sydney Studer
was the first Oregon State player to fire a shot in the second half around the 69th
minute that was scooped up by Washington State's goalie.
Weinert and Studer would each get one more shot during the second half, but could not find the back of the net on either occasions.
Skiba would record five more saves in the second half before leaving the game in the 64th
minute. This allowed freshman Emma Deane
to make her first OSU appearance in goal. Deane went on to record her first save in the 77th
minute of play.
Ultimately, the Beavers would allow one more Cougar goal in the second half to give Washington State the 2-0 win.
Oregon State returns home to host California on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. and the Dam Cancer game against Stanford on Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. These games will also play host to welcoming back OSU Women's Soccer Alumni for Alumni Weekend.
For updates on Oregon State women's soccer, follow the team on Twitter or Instagram @BeaverWSoccer.
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