WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS 4-3 IN THRILLER
Leah Larot scored twice against Nevada. She now has 10 goals in her career.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento State women's soccer team battled back from two different Nevada leads but could not overcome the final hole, falling 4-3 to the Wolfpack in a thriller at Hornet Field.
Sacramento State falls to 1-4-1 on the season while Nevada improves to 2-3-1.
Leah Larot scored twice for the Hornets and Kelsey O'Donnell scored her first goal of the season but Nevada's Erin Smith would put away the game-winner in the 80th minute.
Larot's pair of goals were both one touch as she redirected a pass off a free kick in the first half and then used a header on a crossing pass to score in the second half. The senior from San Jose, Calif. now has 10 goals in her career.
O'Donnell scored her first goal of the season after leading the squad is scores as a freshman last year.
With the score at 2-2 midway through the second half Nevada and Sacramento State traded three goals within a two minute span. Nevada took the 3-2 lead at 77:20 but Sacramento State answered just 10 seconds later on Larot's second score. But Smith hit her golden goal less than two minutes later. Cristen Drummond scored twice for the Wolfpack while Kesia Broome had the first goal of the game and assisted on the game-winner.
Sacramento State had a huge edge in shots (24-9) in the game and had the slight advantage in fouls (7-9) but Nevada was favored in saves (8-0). Both teams took four corner kicks.