Huskers Fall in Longhorn Comeback
The Huskers (8-5-3 overall; 3-4-1 Big 12) had trailed by a goal in each of their previous four games and had come back to win two of those matches. On Sunday, redshirt freshman Shannon Dickerson staked NU to a 1-0 lead when she scored in the 14th minute.
Dickerson’s goal would not hold up, however, as
On Senior Day, Brittany Timko teamed up with Dickerson to put the Huskers on the board first at 13:27. Timko sent a free ball into the middle of the box, where Dickerson deflected it past UT goalkeeper Dianna Pfenninger for the goal.
Dickerson’s goal was the first of her career and highlighted a dominating opening 20 minutes for the Huskers. Play evened out for the rest of the first period before
On the far sideline, NU freshman defender Anna Caniglia tried to shield a
The second half provided fewer scoring opportunities for both teams, as
Great passing kept the ball deep in Husker territory before Kennedy found Carpenter streaking through the box for the score.
The goal closed the door on
After splitting the weekend between road and home matches, the Huskers face a full weekend on the road next week. NU takes on