Women's Soccer: Mount Union Draws to a 3-3 Tie with Fredonia State (N.Y.) After Two Overtimes

FREDONIA, N.Y. – The Mount Union women's soccer team ended Saturday evening's game against tournament host Fredonia State (N.Y.) in a draw.

The Purple Raiders and the Blue Devils are now 1-1-1 all-time in series play against each other.

Junior Nicole Moldovan (Cortland/Lakeview) struck first for the Raiders when she took a pass from junior Amanda Tamerlano (North Royalton/North Royalton ) in the 7th minute. Moldovan would then score again in the 23rd minute off of a pass from junior Jessica Finkler (Brunswick/Holy Name).

The Blue Devils Alexis Moreland and Kristie Kleine would score 2 minutes apart from each other to tie the Raiders at 2 apiece in 32 and 34 minutes of play of the first half. The Raiders and Devils would go into halftime tied 2-2.  

12 minutes into the second half, junior Gina Wall (Warren/Howland) would give the Raiders the 3-2 lead before Shannon Letina would match that goal at the 58:02 mark.

Junior Maria Favorite (Chesterland/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) improved to 3-0-1 as she recorded 11 saves on the night. Mount Union outshot Fredonia on the night, 23-16 in a two overtime draw. 

                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)
          Mt. Union vs Fredonia State (Sep 07, 2013 at FREDONIA, N.Y.)
 Mt. Union (3-0-1) vs. Fredonia State (1-2-1)
 Date: Sep 07, 2013  Attendance: 90
 Weather: Cloudy
 Goals by period       1  2 OT O2  Tot
 Mt. Union...........  2  1  0  0 -  3
 Fredonia State......  2  1  0  0 -  3
  1.   7:21 MTU Nicole Moldovan (Amanda Tamerlano)
  2.  23:10 MTU Nicole Moldovan (Jessica Finkler)
  3.  32:14 FREDWSOC Alexis Moreland (unassisted)
  4.  34:55 FREDWSOC Kristie Kleine (Ally Tatro)
  5.  56:51 MTU Gina Wall (unassisted)
  6.  58:02 FREDWSOC Shannon Letina (Ally Tatro;Alexis Moreland)
 Shots: Mt. Union 23, Fredonia State 16
 Saves: Mt. Union 11 (Maria Favorite 11), Fredonia State 11 (Hannah
 McGlinchey 11)
 By Virtue of tie breaker Fredonia is the tournament champion