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Mustangs Rally in Second OT

Mustangs Rally in Second OT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Freshman Sara Lancaster scored her second goal of the season in the sixth minute of the second overtime to lift the Cal Poly women's soccer team to a 2-1 win over CSU Bakersfield in a non-conference soccer game in Bakersfield on Friday.

With the win Cal Poly improves to 2-1 on the year with CSUB falling to 0-2. Cal Poly returns to the field on Sunday when they host No. 16 Santa Clara in the team's 2011 home opener at 1 pm at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.

Lancaster's goal came at the 105.59 mark when she was able to put the ball in the back of the net on a one-timer coming off a rebound.

Senior Booke Gauvin picked up her second in between the posts when she collected four saves. Kym Gause took the loss for the Roadrunners with eight saves.

Cal Poly tallied 15 shots, 10 on goal in the game. Tiffany Gummow led the team with five shots, three on goal while Afton Thulin and Cici Kobinski each had two shots on goal.

CSUB took 10 shots, five on goal in the loss.

Cal Poly recorded five corner kicks to four by the Roadrunners.

In the scoreless first half Cal Poly played an aggressive half outshooting Bakersfield 7-3, with five shots on goal. The Mustangs were whistled for four fouls compared to CSUB's two. Cal Poly's aggressive game committed three off sides while CSUB committed none.

Gummow took three shots, two on goal while Kobinski had two shots on goal.

The Mustang finally broke through in the 53rd minute when Cristina Farrington scored her first goal of the season off a right cross by Kobinski on a redirected ball from inside the box.

Bakersfield tied the game late in the half (87th minute) when Emily Noethe headed the ball off a cross from the right side by Daisy Vazquez.

The Mustangs dominated both overtimes holding a 5-1 advantage in shots.