BOISE, Idaho — A goal in 77th minute goal was the difference as the University of Nebraska at Omaha women lost 2-1 to Portland State in their finale at the Soccer Etc./Nike Classic on Sunday.
After the Vikings (2-5-1) took a 1-0 lead in the seventh minute, the Mavericks (0-9) were able to tie it in the 57th minute. Melanie McCormick scored her first goal of the season after Katlyn Nimtz’s initial shot was saved but she put the rebound in from 8 yards out.
After Megan Martin made it 2-1, UNO nearly tied the game again in the 89th minute. But Kerry Pivovar’s attempt at 88:49 went wide left and Layla Ashouri sent a free kick seconds later over the crossbar.
The Mavs host Oral Roberts on Friday at 4 p.m. at the UNO Soccer Field in their final nonconference match of the season.
UNO (0-9) .................. 0 1—1
Portland State (2-5-1) .................. 1 1—2
Goals: PS, Solis, Martin. UNO, McCormick.