No. 9 Women's Soccer Battles Rain, Patriots To 1-1 Draw
GOLDEN – NSCAA No. 9 Colorado School of Mines overcame a 1-0 deficit and wet conditions from the onset of the second 45:00 to earn a 1-1 draw with visiting Dallas Baptist in the season-opener Thursday evening at CSM Soccer Stadium.
DBU (0-0-1) began the scoring in the 23rd minutes via a conversion at the penalty stripe by Lea Sedwick following a foul on a carry into the top of box.
The Orediggers (0-0-1) produced the equalizer just 3:59 into the second half; senior Kendra Bulawa laid a cross from outside the right corner of the 18 to front net where junior Deirdre Johnson held back a defender on her left shoulder for an eight-yard header the right net.
The score was part of an 8-0 second-half shot advantage for Mines, which ended the night plus-11 on shots (19-8) and plus-6 on shots on goal (8-2).
Junior RMAC Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year Jayln Yates (0-0-1) collected one save across the full 110:00 minutes.
Mines continues its season-opening week at 12 p.m. Saturday in Golden against Lone Star Conference member West Texas A&M.