Women's Soccer Recaps

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Women's Soccer Recaps

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 >>

Aggies Fall 3-0 At Seattle

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

SEATTLE, WA - The New Mexico State soccer team ended its WAC road trip with a 3-0 loss at Seattle U.

The Aggies slipped to 4-7-1 overall and 1-3-0 in the conference, while the Redhawks improved their overall record to 6-2-2 and 3-0-0 in league play.

The NM State offense stalled with only three shots in the match. Defensively, senior goalkeeper Jessica Schutter grabbed six saves for the Crimson and White.

“I made a mistake and didn’t put us in a position to start well,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “It’s my job to put the team in a position to win, and I didn’t do that in the beginning. We got into halftime just down a goal and tried to make some tactical adjustments. But only a few of the players made the adjustments that we needed, too many players were still trying to play the way we normally play and that wasn’t working today.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Soccer Falls At Idaho

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

MOSCOW, ID - The New Mexico State soccer team suffered a 3-2 loss at Idaho. The Aggies fell to 4-6-1 overall and 1-2-0 in the WAC, while the Vandals moved to 2-7-0 and 2-0-0 in WAC play.

“It was an unfortunate loss,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “We played very good soccer. It was one of our better games. We scored two really nice goals coming from a goal down each time.”

The Vandals scored first to a take a 1-0 lead in the 21st-minute of action. The Aggies answered five minutes later, when junior forward Jennae Cambra scored her first goal of the season from 20-yards away to tie the match at 1-1. Idaho had a 2-1 lead at halftime after a goal in the 36th minute.

Quinn said he was encouraged with his team’s play on the road especially with senior midfielder Olivia Sierra, who is anchoring the center of the field for the Aggies.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Notch 2-1 Victory Over UMKC

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - In the second meeting of the weekend against Kansas City, the New Mexico State soccer team earned its first WAC win of the season with a 2-1 victory. Senior midfielder Daisy Hernandez scored the game-winning goal in the closing minutes of regulation to secure the win for the Aggies (4-5-1, 1-1-0 WAC).

With the scored knotted at 1-1 in the final minutes of the match, Kansas City (4-5-1, 1-1-0) was issued a yellow card in the box. Hernandez converted the penalty kick in the 87th minute for a 2-1 lead. The goal was the first of the season for Hernandez and her first career penalty-kick attempt.

Both offenses attacked the net throughout the contest, but the Aggies out-shot the Kangaroos, 14-10. Defensively, senior goalkeeper Jessica Schutter collected three saves in the win.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Fall 3-0 To UMKC in WAC Opener

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

KANSAS CITY, MO - In the 2013 WAC opener, the New Mexico State soccer team fell at Kansas City, 3-0. The Aggies slipped to 3-5-1, 0-1-0 in the conference, while the Kangaroos improve to 4-4-1, 1-0-0 in their conference debut.

The Aggies fell behind 1-0 when Kansas City scored in the sixth minute. Before the half, the Kangaroos added another score in the 39th minute of action to take a 2-0 lead into the break.

“It wasn’t for a lack of effort, we were just off,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “Everything was a little bit off. Passes were off, touches were off, we were deferring too much in our decision-making and nobody was taking over. We were just off. They just out-battled us in critical moments.”

In the second half, Kansas City increased its lead to 3-0 with a goal in the 58th minute.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Soccer Wraps Up Non-Conference Play With Shutout Victory At Wyoming

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LARAMIE, WY - The New Mexico State soccer team concluded its non-conference slate with a 1-0 win at Wyoming. Sophomore defender Mikaela Haley scored her first career goal in the victory. The Aggies improved to 3-4-1, while the Cowgirls fell to 3-3-1.

Senior goalkeeper Jessica Schutter recorded a career-high nine saves en route to her second consecutive shutout. She now has three shutouts this season and six in her career, which ties her for first in the Aggie record books.

“Again, we played better in the second half than the first,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “We were connecting a lot of passes, but not going anywhere in the first half. In the second half, we were still connecting passes, but we started having some purpose to what we were trying to do, and where we were going.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Soccer Ties Northern Colorado

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

GREELEY, CO - After 110 minutes of action, the New Mexico State soccer team recorded a 0-0 draw at Northern Colorado. The Aggies are now 2-4-1 following their first double overtime match of the year, and the Bears move to 2-3-1.

“We played incredibly hard,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “We didn’t play real well in the first half, but I think we absolutely outplayed them in the second half and overtime. We got a great effort from every single player.”

Defensively, senior goalkeeper Jessica Schutter anchored the Aggies with a seven saves, which ties a career-high performance.

On the offensive side of the field, senior midfielder Mary Kate Koziol and junior midfielder Katie Smith led the Aggies with four shots each. The duo tied its career-high marks against the Bears. The Aggies recorded a season-high 13 shots as a team.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Soccer Edged In Overtime 2-1

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - In the second overtime match of the season, the New Mexico State soccer team fell to UC Riverside, 2-1.

After trailing 1-0 at halftime, the Aggies (2-4-0) responded quickly in the second half. NM State evened the score, 1-1, when junior forward Layla Todd found senior midfielder Mary Kate Koziol, who launched a shot from 40-yards away in the 53rd minute. The goal was her second of the season.

In the overtime period, the Highlanders (2-3-1) ended the match with a goal in the 95th minute of action.

“In overtime it only takes one little mistake, and unfortunately we made it,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “We made a mistake in overtime, but that was easily the best soccer we have played all year. I think we could have played anyone out here and could have come out with a win just as easily as that overtime loss. Our soccer was very good, and our energy was very good.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Lose To Portland State 7-0

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS VEGAS, NV - The New Mexico State soccer team ended the UNLV Nike Invitational with a split 1-1 record after falling to Portland State, 7-0. The Aggies slipped to 2-2-0 overall on the season.

The Aggie offense fired eight shots with five shots on goal, which are both second-best marks of the season, but couldn’t find the back of the net.

Senior goalkeeper Jessica Schutter played the first half. Freshman goalkeeper Tayler Hammack made her Aggie debut in the second period and recorded her first career save.

Head coach Blair Quinn said he was disappointed with the Aggies’ performance in the tournament finale.

“It was embarrassing,” he said. “It was the worst team performance that I’ve seen since I’ve been a college coach, and we have a lot of work to do.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Soccer Shuts Out LIU

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS VEGAS, NV - The New Mexico State soccer team recorded its first shutout of the season with a 1-0 win over LIU Brooklyn in the first match of the UNLV Nike Invitational. The Aggies improved to 2-1-0 on the season.

After a scoreless first half, the Aggies only needed three minutes to break the tie in the second period. Junior forward Layla Todd gave the Aggies a 1-0 lead with a score in the 48th minute from 15-yards out. It was Todd’s second goal of the season, and junior midfielder Katie Smith recorded her first assist of the season on the play.

“We actually played really slow in the first half,” head coach Blair Quinn said. “We were playing at their speed and trying to out play them. I challenged them to play at the pace we play in practice and play faster. We scored a goal three minutes in, and it was a very nice goal.”  Continue Reading This Post >>