Women's Soccer Recaps

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Women's Soccer Recaps

Aggie Soccer Falls 5-0 At UTEP

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

EL PASO, TX - New Mexico State couldn’t overcome UTEP’s lightning-quick start and fell, 5-0, Wednesday evening in the first episode of The Battle of I-10 for the 2014-15 sports calendar.

UTEP improves to 2-0-1 and NM State falls to 0-3-0 on the season.

It didn’t take long for the Miners to find the back of the net. At 1:09 in the first half Aleah Davis scored on a header and two minutes later Hannah Nicholson found pay dirt and the Miners opened up a 2-0 lead.

UTEP scored goals at 21:37 and 26:48 and went into halftime with a comfortable 4-0 advantage.

However, five minutes into the second half the game was delayed for 50 minutes due to lightning.

Despite not tallying a goal, the Aggies pressured the Miners in the second stanza with six shots on goal.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Soccer Drops Home Opener To Texas State 2-1

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Senior Jennae Cambra scored her second goal of the season, but it wasn’t enough as Texas State squeaked past New Mexico State, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at the Soccer Athletic Complex.

It didn’t take long for the Bobcats (1-0-1) to find the back of the net. Less than three minutes into the first half Maddie Nichols fired a high-arching shot from 30 yards out that found its way past Tayler Hammack to give TSU a 1-0 advantage.

“It’s always tough to give up an early goal,” NM State head coach Freddy Delgado said. “Besides the opening minutes of the game I thought we played well.”

The Aggies found pay dirt moments into the second half when Cambra received a beautiful pass from Holly Abdelkader and headed it home to tie it at 1-1.

However, 10 minutes later Kassi Hormuth took advantage of a rebound right in front of the net and booted it home to give TSU a lead it wouldn’t relinquish.  Continue Reading This Post >>

New Mexico State Soccer Falls 3-1 To Loyola Marymount In Season Opener

LOS ANGELES, CA - The New Mexico State women's soccer team kicked off the 2014 campaign in Los Angeles, Calif. on Friday night falling 3-1 to the Loyola Marymount Lions. Senior forward Jennae Cambra scored the Aggies' first goal of the season in the 15th minute of play by putting a head into the back of the net off an assist from fellow senior forward Layla Todd. The Aggies' lead held up until the 35th minute of play when LMU redshirt freshman Sydney Zuccolotto scored the equalizer.

The teams would go into halftime tied at one goal apiece but goals from LMU junior Callie Taylor in the 59th minute and true freshman Jill Farley in the 60th minute would give the Lions the lead for good.

Aggie freshman Holly Abdelkader would put a header on frame in the 63rd minute but the shot was saved by LMU goal keeper Sophia Leksan, one of two saves on the night for the sophomore. The Aggie offense mustered just six shots on the evening, three of them on goal while LMU peppered the Aggies with 18 shots, nine of which were on frame. Aggie goal keeper Taylor Hammack recorded five saves but allowed the three goals. The Aggies were able to generate just two corner kicks while they allowed 11 by LMU.

New Mexico State returns to action on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. when they open up the home slate with a game against former WAC member Texas State. The Aggies are 0-1-0 all time against Texas State losing 3-0 in the lone meeting in 2012.

NOTES:

  • Cambrae's goal is the ninth of her career and moves her into fourth place alone on the career goals list, one short of Crystal Burns (10) and two shy of current fellow teammate Layla Todd (12). Yolanda McMillion tops the list with 15 career goals.
  • The Aggies are now 1-4-1 all time in season openers and 0-5 in true road openers.


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    Aggies Send Seniors Out With 2-1 Double Overtime Victory Against Bakersfield

    Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State soccer team ended the 2013 season with a 2-1 win in double overtime over Cal State Bakersfield on Sunday, Nov. 3. NM State snapped its four game losing skid and concluded the season with a 5-13-2 record.

    “This was a very important win for us. Without having the playoffs to play for, it was about not letting those six seniors leave without getting another victory. That’s something that we deserved several times over the last three or four weeks,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “It was very important to me that we didn’t let them to leave without that good taste in their mouths and we found a way to find that second goal in the game that we have been looking for.”

    Bakersfield struck first with a goal just 15 minutes into the game. A long shot from the top of the box sailed in after the Aggies left the goal undefended for a brief moment.  Continue Reading This Post >>

    Aggies Fall To Utah Valley 2-1 In Double Overtime

    Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. - After taking an early lead, the New Mexico State soccer team eventually fell 2-1to Utah Valley in double overtime on Friday afternoon, Nov. 1. Junior Layla Todd had the Aggie goal.

    NM State took the lead early in the first half with a long pass from Jennae Cambra to Layla Todd, who booted the ball into the right corner of the goal. It was Todd’s fifth goal this year and second assist for Cambra. Just 20 minutes into the game, to junior duo scored, giving NM State its first lead in 11 games.

    It took until the late in the second half for Utah Valley to tie the game with a header by Kristin Bailey-Yoo off a corner kick by her Wolverine teammate. The goal came in the 75th minute of regulation, forcing the Aggies eighth overtime game of the season.  Continue Reading This Post >>

    Aggies Fall To Idaho 1-0, Eliminated From WAC Tournament Contention

    Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State soccer team fell 1-0 despite outshooting the Idaho Vandals on Sunday, Oct. 27 at the NM State Soccer Complex.

    The Aggies managed to outshoot the Vandals 18-7 with seven shots on goal. Juniors Jennae Cambra and Layla Todd each had four shots on the game, two on goal and senior Mary Kate Koziol had two shots during the 90 minutes.

    “Tactically, we did everything we wanted to do attacking wise and we outshot them 18-7 and it could have even been more than that,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “We just have to figure out how to tuck one away. That’s the most frustrating thing about this game sometimes – to play that hard and that long and the best team doesn’t always win because it only takes one goal.”

    Idaho got the game-winning goal in the 67th minute of play. The goal was off a long pass for a shot about 15 yards out.  Continue Reading This Post >>

    Aggie Soccer Falls To Seatte 2-1 In Double Overtime

    Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State soccer team dropped 2-1 in a double overtime match to top-ranked Seattle U on Friday afternoon, Oct. 25 at the NM State Soccer Complex.

    The Aggies (4-11-2; 1-7-1 WAC) came from behind in the second period with a goal from junior Layla Todd. The goal came off a rebound off the crossbar after a free-kick attempt from Salina Lucero. The goal is Todd’s fourth this year and the first assist for Lucero.

    “This is really one of the better games we have played all year,” said head coach Blair Quinn. “This (Seattle U) is quite obviously the best team in the conference and although it’s hard to take right now, we can take a little consolation in the fact that I don’t think anyone else in the league has come anywhere near playing them that well.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

    Aggies Tie Wolverines 2-2 In Double Overtime

    Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

    OREM, UT - The New Mexico State soccer team tied 2-2 with Utah Valley on Sunday, Oct. 13, after a double-overtime battle. NM State moves to 4-9-2 this season and collects its first tie in Western Athletic Conference play for a 1-5-1 record.

    The teams went into halftime with UVU leading 2-0. The Wolverines scores both its first-half goals within three and a half minutes of each other. The first UVU goal came from Kali Stubbs when she booted it in from six yards out.

    Stubbs scored the next goal in the 33rd minute of the game. It was a shot from about four yards out by Stubbs that came off a cross from Haley Curtis after a saved header.  Continue Reading This Post >>

    Aggies Fall 2-1 In Double Overtime To Cal State Bakersfield

    Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

    BAKERSFIELD, CA - For the second straight game, the New Mexico State soccer team fell in a double-overtime match. The Aggies dropped a 2-1 game to CSU Bakersfield on Friday, Oct. 11.

    The ‘Runners scored first with a pair of touch passes for a goal in the 33rd minute of play to lead the Aggies going into halftime.

    NM State came back to score early in the second half. Junior Jennae Cambra scored her second goal this season with a shot from about 15 yards out after a pass from senior Daisy Hernandez.

    “I felt like this was our best attacking game of the year,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “We had a few chances to win the game. We had a couple of controversial moments, hit the cross bar and just couldn’t find that striking goal. We got a little stretched out at the end and that will happen when you play that many minutes.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

    Aggies Lose To Grand Canyon 2-1 In Double Overtime

    Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State soccer team fell in its lone home game of the week 2-1 in double overtime to Grand Canyon, Sunday, Oct. 6, in Las Cruces.

    NM State moves to 4-8-1 on the year and 1-4 in Western Athletic Conference play, while Grand Canyon picked up its first conference win since joining the league.

    After trailing 1-0 at halftime, senior Daisy Hernandez evened the score 1-1 with a penalty kick in the first minute and a half of the second period. The goal was Hernandez’s second this season.

    GCU scored first with a goal in the 21st minute of play and the teams headed into overtime with a 1-1 tie after regulation.  Continue Reading This Post >>