The UNO women's soccer team hosted their first-ever home games as a Division 1 member last weekend, winning one and earning a draw in the other. The Mavs faced off against Central Oklahoma on Friday and Midwestern State on Sunday, two teams that had both beaten UNO a year ago.
In December 2010, Jessica Powers graduated from UNO with a B.S. in exercise science. Less than a year later, Powers is putting her degree into practice by becoming the owner of a new gym in downtown Papillion.
The UNO women's soccer team capped off a perfect week with a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory in Saturday's senior day matchup with Washburn University. With another 1-0 victory earlier in the week at Western Illinois, the Mavs improved their record to 5-6-1 and have a chance to get to .500 with one game left in the season.
The UNO women's soccer team suffered big second halves by their opponents and dropped two matches in their weekend trip to Colorado. After a scoreless first half on Friday and a 2-1 halftime lead on Sunday, the Mavs allowed seven total goals in the second halves of both games.
The average Summit League women's soccer roster is made up of just over 27 players. UNO will have nowhere close to that luxury in 2012.
The Mavs finally put a notch in the win column thanks to the lone goal from senior Danielle Archuleta nine minutes into the match.