Cobbs Drop OT Game At Macalester

Freshman Samantha Holmberg scored the lone goal for the Cobbers in their game at Macalester.
Freshman Samantha Holmberg scored the lone goal for the Cobbers in their game at Macalester.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (10/12/19)---Concordia led 1-0 at the half but then gave up a goal in second and another in overtime and lost 2-1 at Macalester.

Freshman Samantha Holmberg staked Concordia to a 1-0 lead when she netted her second collegiate goal at the 37:19 mark of the first half.

The Cobber dominated play in the opening 45 minutes of play and didn't allow Macalester to take a single shot in the period. CC held a 9-0 edge in total shots and a 4-0 mark in shots on goal over the opening half.

Concordia (8-5, 1-5 MIAC) continued to hold the better of the play at the start of the second half as they had three more shots in the first 11 minutes of play.

Macalester (2-9-1, 2-4-1 MIAC) was able to get the game-tying goal in the 63rd minute of play on their very first set of shots in the game. A Scot attacker fired a shot on goal and then another player knocked home the rebound to tie the game at 1-1 at 62:35.

Both teams had one shot on goal in the final 25 minutes of play but couldn't come up with a game-changing second strike.

The Scots won the game with the golden goal just 29-seconds into overtime.

Concordia held a 14-4 advantage in total shots for the game and had a 7-4 edge in shots on goal. The Cobbers had six corner kicks while not allowing the Scots to take a single corner kick in the 92 minutes of play.

Cobber goalie Lexi Jemtrud made two saves in the game.

UP NEXT: Concordia will host St. Thomas on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The Tommies are 7-2-2 in all games and 3-1-1 in conference play.  

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