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New Mexico State Soccer Falls at Texas Tech

New Mexico State Soccer Falls at Texas Tech
Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 3:03pm

In its final non-conference tune-up, the New Mexico State soccer team suffered a 5-0 loss at Texas Tech.

The Aggies fell behind early after a pair of Texas Tech goals in the first 35 minutes of action. NM State attempted to respond, and the team recorded four shots and three corner kicks in the first half.

In the second period, the Aggies started with a quick pair of shots within the first few minutes of the half but couldn't convert. The Red Raiders added three goals late in the second half to extend their lead to 5-0.

Senior midfielder Elise Nordin guided the Aggies with three shots on goal, while junior goalkeeper Mikaela Bitner had four saves in 90 minutes.

The Aggies return home and open WAC play, when they host Utah State, Friday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. and San Jose State, Sunday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m.

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