College soccer: USU women fall to No. 2 Oklahoma St.

Published: Sunday, Sept. 18 2011 11:00 p.m. MDT

STILLWATER, Okla. — Playing down two starters, the Utah State's women's soccer team was not able to overcome the high-powered offense of No. 2 Oklahoma State on Sunday, falling 3-0. Sophomore midfielder Kendra Pemberton and sophomore forward Mari Miyashiro were both unavailable for the match against the Cowgirls. With the loss, Utah State falls to 8-2-0 this season. The Cowgirls improved to 11-0-0.


The University of Utah women's soccer team (4-4-1) completed a home weekend sweep with Sunday's 3-1 victory over Idaho State (3-5-1) to wrap up non-conference play and take a two-match win streak into next weekend's Pac-12 opener. The game-winning goal came off the foot of sophomore midfielder Leslie Muirhead.


Sophomore forward Felicia Sortor scored twice as the Weber State University women's soccer team had a breakout day, rolling to a 3-0 result against New Mexico State at Wildcat Soccer Field on Sunday. Sortor's brace was the first of her two-year career for the Purple and White and her first two goals of the season.


The Utah Valley University women's soccer team closed out its two-game Texas road trip Sunday with a 2-1 loss to Baylor of the Big 12 Conference. The Wolverines trailed 2-0 before Natalie Young scored UVU's lone goal at the 71:05 mark on a penalty kick. For Young, it was her second goal of the year.


The Southern Utah University women's soccer team wrapped up a six-game road trip with a 2-0 loss to the University of Tulsa Sunday afternoon. The Thunderbirds have now dropped four straight matches while being held scoreless over the same stretch.

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