The University of Northern Colorado women’s soccer team was unable to pull off a win in its final game of the season, losing 2-0 to Idaho State in Pocatello. , Idaho, on Sunday.
The Bears conclude their season with a 4-11-3 record overall, 0-7-1 in Big Sky conference play, as they were unable to qualify for the conference tournament, which begins on November 2.
Northern Colorado gave themselves a chance to seize the momentum early on Sunday, shooting seven shots in the first half. But, they were unable to find the back of the net.
Both teams went scoreless for the first half.
The Bears fired 11 more shots and two corner kicks in the second half, but were once again unable to conceal their many opportunities.
Meanwhile, Idaho State found a pair of openings after halftime, as rookie Emerson Grafton put the Bengals up in the 61st minute. In the 82nd minute, second Jordyn Roth doubled Idaho State’s lead on a goal assisted by second Meagan Tamashiro.
The Bengals improved to 3-11-2, 2-6, though they will also miss the conference tournament.
“We had a tough day today; It just wasn’t our day,” UNC coach Tim Barrera said in a press release. “It was a little windy and we were pushing into the wind and we got caught. I want to congratulate all the seniors who have had four or five wonderful years. »
Bobby Fernandez covers sport for the Greeley Tribune. Reach him at (970) 392-4478, by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @BobbyDFernandez.