Kickers Tie with Saint Benedict 1-1 after Double Overtime
The match was high action out of the gate with UW-W posting their first scoring opportunity just a minute and 24 seconds into the contest but CSB goalie Megan Favorite saved a scoring chance by Alyssa Chamberlain. Less than three minutes later, Jenna Woodson had an opportunity that was also saved and 26 seconds after that Sarah Sedlar's opportunity was thwarted by Favorite.
Saint Benedict made good on their first scoring opportunity of the match with Laura Kosch registering her second goal of the season from an assist by Colleen Bouchard that went off the goalie's hands into the net.
The Warhawks would rattle of nine more shots in the half and Saint Benedict would post eight more opportunities but the goalies combined for 13 saves in the period. UW-W trailed 1-0 at halftime.
The teams continued the offensive barrage in the second half. Saint Benedict recorded nine scoring opportunities to Whitewater's eight. With time running out, Sarah Sedlar redirected a clear by the Blazers that found the back of the net, her fourth goal of the season, to tie the game at 1-1 at 85:56.
Whitewater's defense held off the Blazers in the first overtime period. Saint Benedict posted four six shots to no avail holding the ball for most of the ten minute period without allowing UW-W a shot.
The Warhawks got their offense going again the second overtime period with four shots, three by Christina Tooren in a two minute time span, but none could find the back of the net. The Blazers posted seven shots but the Warhawk defense thwarted each opportunity to extend the stalemate and lead to the 1-1 tie after 110 minutes played.
UW-W recorded 27 shots in the contest compared to 32 for the Blazers. The goalies combined for 28 saves, 13 for Whitewater's Jordan Myers and 13 for Favorite.
Myers records the tie to move to 10-4-1 this season and Favorite is 5-2-4 overall.
The Warhawks will host UW-Oshkosh in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match up Wednesday, October 17 with kick off at 7:00.