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The Northern Arizona women's soccer team recorded 114 minutes of soccer in a double-overtime 2-1 loss to UNLV on Friday at Lumberjack Stadium.

After going scoreless in the first half and being down 1-0 for most of the second, the Lumberjacks came back with just 35 seconds left in regulation to push the game into overtime, but UNLV was able to put one in the back of the net for its sixth win of the season.

"We battled hard in the second half and we pushed the tempo and increased the numbers going forward in the last 15 minutes of the second half," said Lumberjacks head coach Andre Luciano. "Our team showed a lot of grit scoring in the last 35 seconds and continuing on in double overtime."

The Rebels came out strong, putting the pressure on the Lumberjacks, but the game remained scoreless in the first half. Coming out into the second, UNLV kept the pressure up with an early goal off of a deflection and cross. The Rebels remained in the lead until the 89th minute when senior forward Adrian Nixt headed a cross in from junior Madeline Waszak for her first goal of the season.

The two strong offensive teams headed into overtime, the first time this season for the Lumberjacks and second for the Rebels.

Defensively, the Lumberjacks remained solid. Dickmann recorded a career-high 10 saves to keep the Lumberjacks close.

The game-winning goal came in the 106th minute off of a save by Dickmann that was deflected to the feet of the Rebels for an open shot on goal.

Luciano and the Lumberjacks will be back in action Sunday for a 5 p.m. kickoff against the University of Pacific Tigers.

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