Late goal lifts CMU women’s soccer over Colorado Christian
Ashley Wallace’s goal in the 59th minute proved to be the game-winner as Colorado Mesa University defeated Colorado Christian University 2-1 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference women’s soccer Sunday at Walker Field.
Colorado Christian (2-4, 0-2) scored the game’s first goal in the 15th minute, but the Mavericks dominated the game thereafter and finished with 34 shots to the Cougars’ four and had a 17-2 advantage in shots on goal.
The Mavericks (4-0-2, 1-0-1) tied the game in the 26th minute as Kaitlynn Holt scored on a rebound off a shot by teammate Kelci Crispe. Wallace scored her goal with an assist from Tayler Franklin.
CMU goalkeeper Sarah Schnetzler made one save.
Colorado Mesa scored three goals in an 11-minute, 24-second span in the first half and went on to beat Colorado Christian 4-0 in RMAC men’s soccer Sunday at Walker Field.
Brothers Nestor and Kevin Escobar scored the first two goals with their brother Marco Escobar assisting on both.
Jeremy Gwerder scored with assists from Marco Escobar and Alan Hernandez on a corner kick, giving Colorado Mesa a 3-0 halftime lead.
Tim Hofer scored the final goal, unassisted, at 84:50.
The Mavericks outshot Colorado Christian 14-7. CMU goalkeeper Micah Conrads made three saves.
The CMU women’s golf team is in third place, nine strokes off the lead, after Sunday’s first round of the Grizzly Invitational hosted by Adams State University.
The Mavericks totaled 316 strokes at Cattails Golf Course in Alamosa, led by Michelle Stripp’s 76, one shot off the lead and tied for third. Jessica Sinner’s 78 is tied for eighth, while Summer Igo shot 80 and Zoe Woodworth 82 to round out Colorado Mesa’s scoring.