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Soccer Recap: Texas Tech Defeats Oklahoma State in Penalties

(from TEXAS TECH ATHLETICS )

ROUND ROCK, Texas –The No. 5-seeded Texas Tech soccer team (11-5-3) advanced to the Big 12 semifinals in a penalty kick shootout over No. 4-seeded Oklahoma State Sunday afternoon at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex.

After a 0-0 game following two sudden-death overtime periods, the Red Raiders advanced via a 5-4 score in penalties. It’s the first time since 2019 that the Red Raiders win in penalty kicks – 2-2 (4-3) versus Pepperdine.

Texas Tech and Oklahoma State (9-6-3) battled to a scoreless half, but the Red Raiders had more of the better chances recording six shots (three on goal), compared to OSU’s three shots (one on goal). Macy Blackburn gave TTU its first shot on goal in the fourth minute, while the other shots were registered by Charlotte Teeter in the 35th minute and Marissa Ling four minutes later.

The Red Raiders launched eight shots in the second half as four came on goal and then went on to register one shot apiece in the overtime periods. Heading into the penalty shootout, TTU made its first four shots but both teams would miss the mark on the next two attempts. After Jordie Harr converted her shot, Madison White came up with the outstretched hand save under the crossbar to send TTU onto the next round.

TTU outshot OSU, 16-11, launching seven on the frame. Jen Rose and Charlotte Teeter led the way recording three shots apiece. White finished the contest securing three saves.

Up Next

Texas Tech will face top-seeded TCU Thursday, Nov. 4 at 4:30 p.m.

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