UVU soccer: Utah Valley defeats New Mexico State at Clyde Field, 5-2

13 Oct , 2017 Sports

Amber Tripp and Breanna DeWaal each recorded a brace with two goals apiece to lead the Utah Valley University women’s soccer team to a 5-2 come-from-behind win over Western Athletic Conference foe New Mexico State on Thursday night at Clyde Field.

Utah Valley improves to 6-10 overall and 2-1 in WAC play. New Mexico State falls to 7-7-2 overall and 1-1-1 in league play. With the five goals against New Mexico State, the Wolverines have scored 14 goals in their last two matches.

“I was happy with the way we reacted when we went down 1-0,” said Utah Valley head coach Chris Lemay. “I thought that showed a lot of maturity in our players. We stuck to our game plan and capitalized on the opportunities that we created. We were good in the final third tonight and I thought we were pretty explosive. Overall, we’re thrilled with the game.”

Utah Valley fell behind early as New Mexico State’s Devin Hart received a cross from the right side and scored to give the Aggies a 1-0 lead in the 11th minute.

The Wolverines registered the equalizer in the 23rd minute as DeWaal fed a ball down …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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