Air Force Falls To Colorado College In Overtime
Sept. 20, 2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Lisa Balsama's goal in the 91st minute gave Colorado College a 1-0 overtime win over Air Force in women's soccer action, Wednesday night at Washburn Field. The loss drops the Falcons to 1-7-2 on the season, while the Tigers improved to 6-1-0.
A little over a minute into overtime, Kelly Lavoie sent a pass over to Balsama who launched a shot from the top left corner of the box, over Falcon goalkeeper Erin Wallace for the golden goal at the 91:12 mark.
In the first half, the Falcons defense held the Tiger offense in check as the two teams battled to a scoreless tie. C.C. had several scoring opportunities stopped by the AFA backfield.
The game opened up in the second half as both teams had several back-and-forth runs but could not capitalize.
Air Force returns to action Friday night, playing host to Sacramento State beginning at 7 p.m.