DENVER, Colo. (October 8, 2017) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo women's soccer team fell in heartbreaking fashion Sunday at MSU Denver falling 2-1 with four ticks left in regulation to the Roadrunners at Regency Athletic Complex.
MSU Denver got on the board quietly in the 10th minute on a ball through the defense that was finished by Kaylee Mackenzie for the early 1-0 lead.
Pack forward Mackenzie Bean (Jr., Bothell, Wash.) continues her stellar play converting a penalty kick in the 24th minute for her RMAC-leading eighth score of the year.
The teams battled for the remainder of the first period with the home team earning two corner kicks. CSU-Pueblo ended the half holding a 7-5 lead in shots.
Cara Siegel (Fr., Pueblo, Colo.) fired three of her four shots in the first half.
CSU-Pueblo goalkeeper Rylie Martin (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) made two saves and faced five shots in forty-five minutes at the net.
In the second period the ThunderWolves made a change in the goalkeeper position and called upon Alexa Eastep (Fr., Henderson, Nev.) to step in and face the MSU Denver offense.
The ThunderWolves created two corner kick chances and fired seven shots against the Roadrunners' four attempts.
CSU-Pueblo continued to keep MSU Denver on its heels allowing Bean to fire four shots.
In the final minute of regulation the Roadrunners gained possession into Pack territory and earned a corner kick with less than ten seconds on the clock and MSUD's Makenna Brassard kicked a deflected ball to the left corner of the net.
Eastep finished with two saves and faced four shots by MSU Denver.
CSU-Pueblo (4-6-1, 3-3-1 RMAC) stays on the road for one game next Sunday at New Mexico Highlands. Kickoff is slated for 1 PM in Las Vegas, NM.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.