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Soccer falls to Purdue, beats Weber State

Ok-State Wildcat’s rejoice after, Maddie Weichel, Scores towards Texas Tech within the closing half of the soccer match. KSU completed the evening 2-0 towards TTU on senior evening at Buser Household Park, Friday, November 13, 2020. (Archive photograph by Dylan Connell | Collegian Media Group)

After staying .500 by 5 video games, the Wildcats misplaced in a battle towards Huge 10 opponent, Purdue Boilermakers, 2-1 on Sunday, Sept. 4. The loss follows Kansas State’s victory on Thursday, Sept. 1, towards the Weber State Wildcats.

Though the Ok-State Wildcats misplaced the Purdue recreation, the play-to-play benefit appeared to facet with the Wildcats. Having been down in shot makes an attempt in each losses earlier than Sunday, the Wildcats stored the shot benefit your entire match, ending with 19-7.

The shot benefit might have began early, but it surely was the Boilermakers who capitalized early. Within the fifth minute of the sport, Zoie Allen scored on a tap-in shot from her teammate Emily Matthews to take the match to 1-0.

Ending the primary half with 5 pictures in comparison with Ok-State’s 11, Purdue took one other purpose within the first half, taking a 2-0 lead at half. Within the twenty fifth minute, Sydney Duarte despatched a protracted cross to Gracie Dunaway who despatched a shot from 20 yards out into the Wildcat web. 

With a six shot benefit, Ok-State continued to assault within the second half. Ending the half with eight pictures, the Wildcats introduced the sport into one shot late within the second half. Senior ahead Kyler Goins despatched a purpose into the decrease proper nook within the 87th minute.

A late nook kick within the 88th minute offered the Wildcats an opportunity to tie the sport, however had been unable to finish the final minute comeback.

Nevertheless, the Wildcat showdown towards Weber State on Sept. 1 held a special final result, leading to a 1-0 Ok-State victory.

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The primary half had little to no motion for a lot of the half till the very finish. Within the forty third minute, junior ahead Maddie Weichel tried a free kick from 23 yards out. Off of a save from the Weber State goalie, Maddie Weichel’s sister, senior ahead Marisa Weichel, rebounded the save and put it into the web, scoring the one purpose of the sport and her first purpose of the season.

“I knew Maddie was going to attempt to shoot the ball and I used to be truthfully simply sort of watching the keeper and seeing what she was doing and proper when Maddie shot it I knew there was an opportunity she may bobble it,” Maddie Weichel mentioned to Ok-State Athletics. “I knew I needed to go as soon as Maddie shot the ball. It’s cool, we’ve by no means had a sister-sister purpose but.”

From then on, Ok-State took management of the remainder of the sport. With out scoring the remainder of the sport, Ok-State held a shot benefit of 10-2 within the second half.

“It simply reveals how a lot depth now we have and the way a lot expertise we actually have on this crew, which is superior and it’ll assist us come Sunday to to have the ability to have extra recent legs,” Marisa Weichel mentioned to Ok-State Athletics.

 The Wildcats depart the Boilermakers recreation with a 2-3-1 document on the season as they play one other residence recreation on Friday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. towards Yale.