OKLAHOMA CITY FC -- NCAA D1 SNAPSHOT
WEEK #6 -
Oklahoma City FC was well represented over the weekend as 12 current or former players played major roles in week #6 of the NCAA
Division 1 Women’s Soccer season.
Oklahoma City FC players noted in BOLD (kickoff times are Central Standard Time – CST):
Oklahoma State University (Overall: 8-1-2; Big 12 Conference: 1-0-0)
The 22nd ranked Cowgirls scored four second-half goals to defeat Oklahoma 4-1 on Friday in Stillwater at the Cowgirl Soccer Complex. The win was OSU’s second of the season against its Bedlam rival. Hayley Woodard received her second start of the season and it paid off. The junior forward from Norman scored two goals against the Sooners. Jaci Jones (one shot on goal), Charme Morgan and Laurene Tresfield all started their 11th consecutive games for the Cowgirls and played valuable minutes in the Cowgirls’ Big 12 opener. Lana Duke did not play against the Sooners.
NEXT: Friday 7 p.m. @ TCU
Sunday 1 p.m. vs. Baylor
University of Tulsa (Overall: 3-7-2; American Athletic Conference: 1-1-0)
Senior standout Rachel Thun-Blankenship scored her third goal of the season in the 70th minute, and assisted on the game-winner in the first minute of overtime to lift the Golden Hurricane to their first American Athletic Conference win of the season, a 3-2 win over SMU at home on Sunday. TU scored the final three goals of the match after falling behind 2-0. Thun-Blankenship played 77 minutes in a 3-1 loss to Houston on Thursday night. Freshman Addyson Guthrie started on the back line for Tulsa on Thursday, and sat out Sunday’s match due to an illness. Sophomore Annabeth Fouts missed her eighth consecutive game since suffering a knee injury against Oklahoma on August 27.
NEXT: Thursday 6 p.m. @ Central Florida
Sunday Noon @ South Florida
Oral Roberts University (Overall: 3-7-1; Summit League: 0-0-0)
The Golden Eagles defeated Texas-Rio Grande Valley 2-1 on Friday in a hard-fought match at the Case Soccer Complex in Tulsa. Sophomore Brooklyn Eardley went the entire way, logging 90 minutes. Senior Lexi Jones played 47 stellar minutes in the midfield for ORU. Chloe Basnett, who has appeared in eight contests in 2017, did not see action on Friday.
NEXT: Friday 7 p.m. vs. Western Illinois
University of Arkansas-Little Rock (Overall: 5-5-1; Sun Belt Conference: 0-1-1)
Junior Jaclyn Purvine was back in the starting lineup for the Trojans, who split a pair of games over the weekend: a 1-0 setback at Arkansas State on Friday, and a 4-0 win over Texas-Rio Grande Valley at home on Sunday. Purvine recorded her second assist of the season in in the ninth minute of Sunday’s victory in front of the home crowd.
NEXT: Friday 7 p.m. vs. Louisiana-Monroe
Sunday Noon vs. Coastal Carolina
Texas Christian University (Overall: 8-3-1; Big 12 Conference: 2-0)
The Horned Frogs opened Big 12 Conference play by winning two home games by identical scores of 1-0. On Friday, TCU defeated Kansas 1-0 in double overtime, and followed up Sunday with a 1-0 win over Kansas State, with the game-winner coming on an own goal. Freshman Yazmeen Ryan logged a total of 159 minutes in the midfield over the weekend, including recording a team-high five shot attempts in Friday’s win.
NEXT: Friday 7 p.m. vs. Oklahoma State
University of Central Arkansas (Overall: 5-6-0; Southland Conference: 2-1)
After starting eight games for the Bears, senior Alex Moore came off the bench on Friday and delivered the game winner in the 37th minute, helping UCA to defeat Lamar 4-1. On Sunday, McNeese State handed Central Arkansas its first Southland Conference setback, 1-0.
NEXT: Friday 7 p.m. @ Abilene Christian
Sunday 1 p.m. @ Incarnate Word
Kansas State University (Overall 5-5-1; Big 12 Conference: 0-2-0)
Sophomore midfielder Laramie Hall started at midfield in a pair of Big 12 road setbacks for the Wildcats over the weekend. On Friday in Lubbock, KSU suffered a 3-1 setback at the hands of Texas Tech; and dropped a 1-0 decision at TCU on Sunday after giving up an own-goal in the 75th minute. K-State will host its first-ever Big 12 match on Friday night at the brand new K-State Soccer Complex as they host West Virginia.
NEXT: Friday 7 p.m. vs. West Virginia
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