Soccer Records Double Overtime Tie With Wright State

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Alley Ronaldi (Robert Jordan)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Alley Ronaldi (Robert Jordan)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Sept. 2, 2011

Box Score

AUBURN, Ala. – The Ole Miss soccer team kept its opponent off the scoreboard for the fourth consecutive game as the Rebels recorded a 0-0 double overtime tie against Wright State Friday night at the Auburn Tournament.

With the tie, Ole Miss is now 3-0-1 on the year and remains unbeaten in its first four matches of the year.  This season’s start ties the program record for the best start to a year, through the first four games, with the 2005 team who went 4-0.

“It was a tough match for us in terms of heat, especially with the 4:30 p.m. start,” head coach Matt Mott said.  The temperature at kickoff was 91 degrees. “We created a number of chances tonight we were just missing the final pass and we weren’t clean with our finishes.”

Ole Miss had its chances on the night with four players each recording four shots.  Rafaelle Souza recorded four shots with two on goal, Emily Reid took four with one on goal and Alix Hildal recorded four.
 
Goalkeeper Alley Ronaldi recorded her second shutout of the year and extended Ole Miss’ scoreless streak to 380 minutes.  The 380 minutes the Rebels have kept their opponents off the scoreboard is the longest scoreless streak in program history to start the year. It’s also the longest scoreless streak at any point in the season since 2009 when the team held its opponents scoreless for 450 consecutive minutes.

“We were good defensively tonight.  It was a battle,” Mott said.  “I told the team all week that Wright State was a good team and it showed.” 

Ronaldi, who made seven saves in goal for the Rebels, had a big save in the second half to keep the Raiders off the scoreboard.  

“Alley had an excellent game” Mott said.  “She had that huge save in the second half and she was the highlight of our defense.”

Ole Miss will play No. 9/6 Duke Sunday morning at 11:30 a.m. in the Auburn Tournament.  Duke and tournament host Auburn will play late Friday night.
   

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- Oct. 19

      Sunday, October 19, 2014 - Athletics

      It's Sunday, so that means it's time for this week's Observations from the Best Seat in the House. There was no shortage of observations surrounding the Homecoming festivities this weekend. Let's get into it:1. When "College GameDay" visits Baton Rouge,... read more

    • Winning Formula for Rebels is No Secret

      Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Football

      The winning formula revealed itself as it has throughout the season: a dominant defense and a mistake-free offense. The Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers, while the Ole Miss offense did not commit a single turnover in a workmanlike 34-3... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss-Tennessee Motivational

      Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss vs Tennessee Official Team Motivational from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Three and Out: Keys to Ole Miss-Tennessee

      Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Football

      Three areas to watch as No. 3 Ole Miss faces Tennessee for Homecoming on Saturday.'Third Down for What'Tennessee is very dangerous, Ole Miss football head coach Hugh Freeze said, because its talented, particularly if it gets momentum and confidence during... read more

    • SEC Nation Talent Talks Ole Miss on Visit

      Friday, October 17, 2014 - Football

      Highlights from today's media opportunity with SEC Nation host Joe Tessitore and analysts Tim Tebow and Marcus Spears discussing the show's visit to Oxford for the SEC matchup between No. 3 Ole Miss and Tennessee. Tessitore recalls calling the first college... read more

    • What They're Saying: Midseason Honors

      Friday, October 17, 2014 - Football

      At the halfway point of the regular season, Ole Miss is 6-0 for the first time since 1962, when it went 10-0 and earned a share of the national title. It's No. 3 ranking in the national polls is its... read more

    • Rebels Slow Offensive Tempo

      Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Football

      With a dominant defense that ranks among the nation's leaders in most statistical categories, head coach Hugh Freeze acknowledged he has changed his offensive philosophy and play-calling to limit negative plays and quick possessions. Ole Miss averaged the second-most offensive... read more

    • The Season: Ole Miss Football Episode 7

      Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Football

      The Season: Ole Miss Football - Episode 7 - Texas A&M (2014) from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Freeze Talks Defense, Tennessee

      Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Football

      Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Tennessee head coach Butch Jones on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Oxford. For the full SEC teleconference, go here. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at... read more

    • VIDEO: Studio 18 Live 10.15.14

      Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Athletics

      read more

    • VIDEO: 'Can't Be Denied' Hype Video

      Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Football

      read more

    • VIDEO: Bo Wallace on The Dan Patrick Show

      Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Football

      read more

    • Game-Manager Bo

      Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Football

      Head coach Hugh Freeze admitted the offense played well enough to manage the game and let the defense win it.  Ole Miss leaned on its running game, rushing for 160 yards on 35 carries, while Bo Wallace completed 13-of-19 passes... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Oct. 6-12)

      Monday, October 13, 2014 - Rifle

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 6-12, 2014Football- The No. 3 Ole Miss Rebels showed they belong among the nation's upper crust with a dominating 35-20 win at No. 14 Texas A&M on Saturday.- Ole Miss jumped out to a... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- Oct. 12

      Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Athletics

      In this week's edition of Observations from the Best Seat in the House, Metz Camfield and I teamed up to give you our thoughts and opinions of the week that was in Ole Miss athletics. I was able to travel... read more