Bluejays split first conference games

Spring Jones looks to make a play against Saint Mary Wednesday. Tabor defeated the Spires in overtime, 1-0, to win its first KCAC game.The Tabor College women’s soccer team split its first two KCAC ames last week to move to 1-1 in conference play, 5-4 overall.

After defeating Saint Mary earlier in the week, Tabor lost to Bethany, 2-1, Saturday.

Tabor scored the game’s first goal when Courtney Yochum found the back of the net for a goal in the 12th minute of play, and the Bluejays held a 1-0 lead at halftime.

Bethany, however, scored twice in the second period during a span of about three minutes. That was enough to hand Tabor its first conference loss.

The Swedes outshot Tabor, 24-13, and held a 12-8 advantage in shots on goal.

Goalkeeper Ruby-Anne Fines had 10 saves.

Saint Mary—Tabor won its first KCAC game in overtime, 1-0, Wednesday.

Dakota Spencer scored the game-winning goal in the 96th minute of play off an assist by Courtney Yochum.

Tabor outshot Saint Mary, 10-6, including a 4-3 advantage in shots on goal.

Goalkeeper Carly Rowan had three saves.

Coming—Tabor will host McPherson (1-1, 5-2) tonight at 5 p.m. and will travel to 16th-ranked Kansas Wesleyan (2-0, 7-0-2) Saturday at 1 p.m.

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