Oct. 20, 2013
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force women's soccer dropped a heartbreaking 2-1 match to Fresno State in double-overtime in Mountain West action Sunday afternoon at the Cadet Soccer Stadium. The loss dropped the Falcons to 2-9-2, 1-3-1 and improved the Bulldogs to 8-7-2, 5-2-1.
Air Force scored the first goal of the match in the 86th minute and appeared to have victory in hand. Fresno State tied the match up however, with a goal with 55 seconds left in regulation. The Bulldogs would get the game-winner in the 107th minute.
Fresno State tied the match up at the 89:05 mark on a score from Jaycee Bingham. Lauren Lindstrom sent in a pass from the top left corner of the box. Bingham got the ball near the left goal box and fired to the lower right corner for the score.
The Bulldogs the game-winner from Morgan Castain at the 106:35 mark. Sam Brechman sent in a pass to the middle of the box. As Castain was headed left, she fired right and scored to the lower right post for the golden goal.
Fresno State held a 16-9 advantage in shots. Reisinger and Cooper led the Falcons with two shot attempts. Senior Erin Rost started in goal for the Falcons, recording three saves. Rost started in place of Kelly Stambaugh, who missed the game due to sickness. It was Stambaugh's first missed game since her sophomore season.
Air Force returns to action Tuesday, Oct. 22, playing a makeup game at Utah State. The Falcons are midway through a stretch that will see the team play seven matches in 15 days to close out the season. The Falcons have had to make up games vs. Utah State and Boise State due to postponements caused by the government shutdown.