Women's Soccer: Purple Raiders Extend Unbeaten Streak in Marietta on Wednesday

Carolyn Balzano (Photo by Jake Budyka)
Carolyn Balzano (Photo by Jake Budyka)

MARIETTA, Ohio—The Mount Union women's soccer team extends its unbeaten streak to three after tying conference opponent Marietta 2-2 in a back and forth match on Wednesday.

Marietta (7-4-3, 1-1-2 OAC) forward McKenzie Dorr scored the first goal of the game in the third minute, giving the Pioneers a 1-0 lead over the Purple Raiders (6-6-1, 2-1-1 OAC).

Mount Union sophomore Nicole Lanese (Macedonia/Nordonia) tied the game at one in the 25th minute after receiving a through-ball from senior Carolyn Balzano (Poland/Poland Seminary) in Marietta's 18-yard box.
 
Marietta tallied its second point the 37th minute, giving the Pioneers a 2-1 lead that lasted through halftime.
 
Sophomore Mallory Wahl (Millersburg/West Holmes) headed the ball into the back of the Marietta goal after receiving a corner kick from Balzano in the 67th minute, tying the game at two for the Raiders.
 
The remainder of regulation went scoreless, sending the teams into overtime. Neither Mount Union or Marietta were able to notch a point in either overtime period, resulting in a final score of 2-2. 
    
Mount Union hosts Capital in its next conference matchup on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. at Mount Union Stadium.