Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Nebraska
soccer team (5-7-1, 2-3-0 Big Ten) dropped a tough 2-1 double-overtime decision
on Sunday afternoon at U-M Soccer Stadium to the No. 22 Michigan Wolverines
the two teams tied at 1-1 following 100 minutes of play, UM's Nkem Ezurike
buried the game winner only 37 seconds into the second overtime period to keep
the Wolverines undefeated in Big Ten play.
held a slight 22-16 advantage in shots on the afternoon, but Nebraska made the
most of its 16 attempts, as nine were on goal.
was a defensive battle for the first 70 minutes of the game, until Chloe
Sosenko scored her first goal of the season at 71:14 following a corner kick to
open the scoring.
didn't take long for Nebraska to answer, as Mayme Conroy put in her
team-leading eighth goal of the season less than a minute later at 71:55 to tie
product of Omaha Skutt High School, Conroy has scored a goal in each of
Nebraska's last four games and has one goal in all five of NU's Big Ten games
team notched one shot in the first overtime, but was unable to score, setting
the table for Ezurike's game winner in double overtime.
Huskers head back on the road next Friday, when they travel to Madison, Wis.,
for a 7 p.m. game with Wisconsin Badgers. Friday's game will be the Huskers'
only game of the weekend.