Colorado Mesa University was looking to get back on the right track on Friday night against CSU-Pueblo. However, the Thunderwolves had other ideas. CSU-Pueblo came into Walker Field and stunned the Mavericks in overtime 1-0.

Throughout the game, the two teams played it almost evenly. The Mavericks collected 11 shots to the Thunderwolves 10, on the night. CMU finished with seven of those shots coming on goal while CSU-Pueblo finished with six. However, neither team could find the back of the net during regulation.

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Then in the first minute of overtime, Karley Whiteman was able to put in the lone goal of the night past CMU keeper Jessica Jolley for the win.

Jolley finished the game with five saves for the Mavericks but received the loss. Alexa Eastep was in goal for the Thunderwolves, and she finished with seven saves for the night.

The loss moves the Mavericks to 6-8-1 overall and 3-6-1 in the RMAC. There are two games left for the Mavericks in the regular season, with their next opponent being New Mexico Highlands on Sunday. Kick off is set for 12 p.m. at Walker Field.

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Bryce Reedy
Bryce Reedy is a mass communication major with a minor in sports management. Reedy began his newspaper career with The Criterion back in 2014 as a writer. Reedy worked his way up to sports editor, then managing and finally editor in chief for the 2016-17 year before deciding that he wanted to return to his roots as the sports editor for his senior year.

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  1. Pathetic,sorry coach , you have the tools, but you dont know how to use them or even who they are.play in the attacking third is the worst in the conference.soccer is meant to be played with the ball on the ground not popped up in the air,creating 1000 headers per game.geez……

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