|Graceland University (5-2-1 (1-2) )||0||0||0||0|
|Missouri Valley (3-4 (1-1))||0||0||1||1|
|OT||96:41||Julia Amador Mejias (Missouri Valley)|
|Graceland University||Indv. Leaders||Missouri Valley|
|None||Goals||#21 Julia Amador Mejias - 1|
|2 Players (#9,#10) - 1||Shots||3 Players - 3|
|#1 Manaia Siania Unutoa - 8||Saves||#30 Anna Baiak - 1|
|Graceland University||Team Statistics||Missouri Valley|
|2 (1)||Shots (on goal)||14 (9)|
MARSHALL, MO - Playing their third overtime game of the season, (RV) Graceland University women's soccer fell 1-0 in the first overtime period to Missouri Valley College.
In the first half, the team's worked to find their rhythm. MVC worked to exploit Graceland's defense as the Jackets battled to keep them at bay. The Vikings earned four corner kicks and tabbed six shots. GU kept the game scoreless at halftime.
Following the break, MVC looked to strike early, as Manaia Siania Unutoa recorded multiple saves. About 10 minutes in to the second half, Graceland counted their only shot on goal. Suzune Sato marked the Jackets shot. Midway through the half, MVC recorded a pair of shots, as both team's again were unable to find the back of the net. With the score tied 0-0, the contest moved into extra minutes.
In overtime, Missouri Valley's Julia Amador Mejias scored an unassisted goal in the 97th minute of the game to give the Vikings the win. The Jackets fell 1-0.
Missouri Valley outshot Graceland 14-2 in the game, placing nine shots on target to Graceland's one.
The Vikings were led by Julia Amador Mejias and Cali Fournier who produced three shots in the game, all on goal. Amador Mejias scored the lone goal of the contest. Anna Blank was credited the shutout, recording one save.
Graceland has dropped back-to-back contests, falling to 5-2-1 and are now 1-2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Missouri Valley has improved to 3-4, including 1-1 in the Heart.
The women's soccer team will continue on the road for their third game in a row, traveling to Culver-Stockton College on Sept. 27 in Canton, MO. The game is slated to begin at 5 p.m.
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