Merten Goal Lifts Bearcats in 2OT, 2-1

SALEM: Anne Merten scored four minutes into the second overtime to give the Willamette University women’s soccer team a 2-1 victory over the Cal State Hayward Pioneers.

Merten’s goal came on a direct kick from senior Kara Forsyth.

The Pioneers took an early lead 1:35 intro the game on a free kick by Richele Radcliffe.

The Bearcat’s Brenna Hindman tied the game at the 22-minute off a cross from Anne Merten. In two games, Merten now has a pair of goal and two assists. Hindman also has two goals on the season.

The Bearcats held the Pioneers to only three total shots while getting off 16 of their own. Willamette faces Menlo College Saturday at 3 pm at Sparks Field.

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Sarah Merten

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