MARTIN, Tenn. (September 10, 2006) - ETSU and Murray State locked in a defensive battle, Sunday afternoon, leading to a 2-2 double-overtime deadlock in a non-conference matchup at the Puma Skyhawk Invitational. The Bucs are now 0-5-1 on the season, while
The Bucs came out fighting as they unloaded an offensive onslaught, outshooting the Racers 6-1 in the first period. Scoring opened in the first half as junior Adrian Mobley (
In the second period, the Bucs and Racers battled back and forth until
With less than three minutes remaining in the game, senior Emily Fulcher (
In the first overtime, the Racers made two shots while the Bucs were held without a shot. However, ETSU's defense continued to battle and forced the game into a second overtime.
The deadlock would continue through the second overtime session to end the game with the 2-2 final score.
"The team came out and really battled for 110 minutes," said head coach Heather Henson. "Adrian scored a great goal in the first half, Emily was able to tie it up for us, and Lindsay [Metcalf Mars Hill, N.C.] was in the goal and has just been giving us everything she's got. We're still feeling the effects of our injuries, but I'm really proud of the way they came out and battled for the entire length of the game."
Overall shots were almost even with
ETSU's next match is set for Sunday, September 17, at 1 p.m. CST against the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech in