Tahlequah Daily Press

Sports

October 24, 2012

NSU soccer teams sweep on Senior Night

The No. 15-ranked Northeastern State men’s soccer team shut out Ouachita Baptist 4-0 Tuesday on Senior Night at DeLoache Field.

The RiverHawks moved to 10-3-3 on the season, while the Tigers dropped to 7-9-0. The five seniors that were honored prior to the contest were Maxime Blanc, Jordan Ladbrooke, Jordon Smith, Bo White and Henry Wildenborg.

NSU outshot OBU by a 26-4 margin, and the home side got the game-winning goal in the 43rd minute when sophomore midfielder Josue Morales found the back of the net for the first time this season. He was assisted by the Schmoker twins, Adam and Jordan.

Sophomore defender Eric Crawford found his way onto the scoreline after taking a pass from White inside the six and drilling home the second goal of the match in the 47th minute. The play began when a corner kick found White on the far post. He sent the ball on the deck through the goal mouth, and Crawford was there to finish.

Freshman midfielder Joel Mendoza scored his fourth goal of the year in the 74th minute off a pass from freshman forward Crosby Lee, and White added his name to the party in the 86th minute when he scored his 11th tally of the campaign.

Ladbrooke (7-3-2) returned from a recent injury to record his 10th career shutout. OBU’s David Henley (4-8-0) saved nine shots and took the loss.

The RiverHawks will close out the regular season in Searcy, Ark., when the team meets Harding University at 7 p.m. Oct. 26.

NSU has already qualified as one of four teams that will participate in the inaugural MIAA Men’s Soccer Championship Nov. 1-3 in Olathe, Kan.

In the first game of the night, the NSU women’s soccer team picked up a 3-1 victory over Ouachita Baptist on Senior Night.

The RiverHawks (10-4-1) outshot the Tigers (9-6-0) 28-8, and the home side hit the double-digit win mark for the second straight year.

The five seniors were honored at halftime, and those were Ashley De La Rosa, Sibonet Quinones, Amanda Sircy, Rachel Sordahl and Hisa Turner.

Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the opening 40 minutes, but OBU struck first when Carrie Lieblong scored off a corner from Lauren Hatch. Lieblong got her head to the ball and it would trickle past the goal line before the RiverHawks could clear.

NSU would answer back just 30 seconds later when freshman forward Lindsey Latta put away her fifth goal of the season following a pass from freshman midfielder McKenzie Musella.

Junior forward Jennifer Clark scored the game-winning goal in the 56th minute when a through ball from Latta sent her on a run into the box. Clark found daylight and beat the keeper on the near left post.

Quinones scored an insurance marker in the 75th minute off a tic-tac-toe inside the 18-yard box. Junior midfielders Kelsey Sheldon and Kaili Endres connected in the area, and Quinones sent a chip shot over the keeper for her second tally of the season.

Junior goalkeeper Maggie Kloza (6-3-1) earned the win following a two-save effort. Shelby Shephard (9-6-0) saved 10 shots for the Tigers but took the loss after allowing all three goals.

The RiverHawks still have an out-side shot at hosting an opening-round tournament game in the MIAA Championship. Their path will be decided following their two-match road swing this weekend. NSU will first head to Emporia, Kan., for a 4 p.m. match Oct. 26 with Emporia State. The team will then close out the regular season at 2 p.m. Oct. 28 in Topeka, Kan., against Washburn.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Keys-Dakota.jpg Playing both sides of the line

    Recently, Keys High School football standout Dakota Matlock was nearly severely injured in a terrifying car wreck.

    Matlock is coming off a stellar gridiron season for Keys High School. On offense, Matlock ran for over 1,000 yards for the Cougars. In his sophomore season, Matlock led Keys in tackles from the safety position.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bassmaster.jpg Crossing, and fishing, the Delaware

    Bassmaster Elite Series anglers to compete Aug. 7

    BASS has fished out of some legendary venues over the years (including Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans), but never Philadelphia, which is host of the Bassmaster Elite at Delaware River, Aug. 7-10, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mison.jpg Mixon’s attorney says incident with woman self-defense

    The attorney for Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon says the incident that left a 20-year-old female OU student with multiple facial fractures was a case of self-defense.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hooper.jpg Sparking the flame

    Sequoyah High School’s Justin Hooper looking to lead this year

    Last season was Justin’s last chance to play alongside Cody at Sequoyah High School.
    Justin had to battle to win the Indians starting tailback. The coaching staff did not know who was going to be the Indians starting running back coming into fall practice.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • NSU-fishing-team.jpg NSU teams compete in fishing tournament

    Three teams from Northeastern State University’s Bass Fishing Team competed in the Fishing League Worldwide College Fishing Tournament on Grand Lake in Grove on Saturday, June 21.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnson, East win easily at All-State

    Jake Johnson was able to hold off Lawton MacArthur’s Trent Meisel at the Class 5A state tournament in May. On Monday at the All-State tournament at Cherokee Hills Golf Club, Johnson had it much easier against Meisel.

    July 29, 2014

  • McMillan-blackboard.jpg Hometown brothers team up for RiverHawks football

    Northeastern State’s football program will include a pair of hometown brothers for the 2014 season.
    Mason McMillan returns for his sophomore season, and this year he will be reunited with his younger brother, Kourtland. The brothers graduated from Tahlequah High School – Mason in 2013, followed by Kourtland in 2014. At Tahlequah, Mason and Kourtland shared the gridiron for one season.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Yurcich ready for second season

    With the 2014 season on the brink, Mike Yurcich, Oklahoma State University football offensive coordinator, is ready for his second year at the helm after coaching a powerful offensive squad a year ago.

    July 28, 2014

  • James_Ethan-(12)-vs.#2CC63C.jpg Back on the line

    RiverHawks’ Ethan James returns to the line healthy and ready for 2014

    RiverHawks offensive lineman Ethan James will enter the 2014 season healthy – something the team, and James, were not in 2013.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • Sooners shifting several positions

    Experience comes from encountering the same things in the same ways over and over again. Oklahoma’s Geneo Grissom and Julian Wilson have that at defensive end and nickleback in bunches.
    However, both will be seeing new things when practice begins. Grissom is moving to outside linebacker. Wilson will be getting a look at cornerback as his senior season begins

    July 25, 2014

Poll

Do you believe school administrators and college presidents in Oklahoma are paid too much?

Strongly agree.
Somewhat agree.
Somewhat disagree.
Strongly disagree.
Undecided.
     View Results
Press Sports Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Stocks