Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Lobos wait their turn
October 18th, 2010 5:17PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college women

MOST COMMENTED

[NEW MEXICO-BYU WOMEN] Almost a year after their last meeting made national headlines for all the wrong reasons, New Mexico and BYU faced off again on Saturday night with both teams ranked in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 and the Mountain West lead at stake. The Lobos prevailed, 1-0, in overtime to the delight of 2,029 fans on Senior Night. It was only the fourth win over BYU in New Mexico history.

(Click here for highlights.)

Liz Lambert's rough play -- including pulling a BYU player by the pony tail -- made national news and led to her suspension.

She was reinstated early in the 2010 season but has seen limited action in only five games and did not play on Saturday night in Albuquerque.

Fellow senior Kate Wyrick scored the game-winning goal for UNM in the 102nd minute off an assist from Jennifer Williams.

"It was pretty great," Wyrick said of the game. "There was so much at stake. BYU played an awesome game. I have to hand it to them. It was a back and fourth game. We both hit the posts a number of times. I think we just wanted it more.

New Mexico is now the only undefeated team in Mountain West competition at 4-0-0, one game ahead of BYU and San Diego State at 3-1-0.

"Whoever won this game went into first by themselves," Lobos coach Kit Vela said. "The girls were pretty pumped for it. No matter what [BYU] threw at us we kept our composure, kept our patience and waited our turn."

New Mexico improved to 10-1-3 and has a current unbeaten streak of seven games (6-0-1). It hits the road for its final three conference matchups before the MWC tournament in San Diego Nov. 4-7.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] Washington hosts Seattle Thursday in a men's derby that features a pair of nationally ...
Petermann leaves Knights to pursue pro career    
[UCF: Women] German Under-20 Women's World Cup hero Lena Petermann has decided not to return to ...
Terrapins rebound with impressive victory    
[MARYLAND-COASTAL CAROLINA: Men] Maryland, No. 5 in last week's Soccer America Top 25 rankings, picked up ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] There was no change at the top of the Soccer America Women's Top 25 ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA held its No. 1 position in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 ahead ...
Stolz gives Bruins solid platform to build upon    
[NORTH CAROLINA-UCLA: Men] German Leo Stolz, widely regarded as the top player in the men's ranks, ...
Waves' win significant for how they did it    
[PEPPERDINE-NORTH CAROLINA: Women] Pepperdine got a well-taken goal from Lynn Williams to break a scoreless deadlock ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] No. 2 Notre Dame and No. 6 Georgetown played to a 0-0 tie on ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] U.S. international Sam Mewis and Kodi Lavrusky scored second-half goals to lead No. 1 ...
Overflow crowd watches Cardinals triumph in new stadium    
[LOUISVILLE-MARYLAND: Men] Ken Lolla's 100th win at Louisville was a memorable one as the No. 9 ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives