SAN DIEGO, Calif., – The University of Wyoming soccer team rallied from behind once Sunday in its match at San Diego State. Unfortunately for the Cowgirls, they couldn’t construct a second rally.

The Aztecs downed Wyoming 2-1 at the SDSU Sports Deck. The defeat drops the Cowgirls to 1-4-4 on the season and 0-1-1 in conference play, while San Diego State improves to 3-3-4 on the year and 1-1-0 in league action.

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Junior Alyssa Bedard was responsible for the game’s lone equalizing score. She scored in transition off a feed from sophomore Maddie Chance in the 59th minute that leveled the game at 1-1.

The score was Bedard’s third of the season and second in as many games, while the assist was Chance’s first of 2022. It marked Bedard’s eighth goal of her career.

The Aztecs answered Bedard’s goal with one of their own in the 80th minute. Kiera Utush scored unassisted to give the contest its final tally.

San Diego State opened the scoring in the 11th minute. Emma Gaines-Ramos found the back of the net off a pass from Rachelle Elve.

The Aztecs got after the Cowgirls offensively Sunday, but to Wyoming’s credit, it met most of that challenge. San Diego State recorded 25 shots to Wyoming’s 10 and 14 of those were on target compared to the Cowgirls’ three.

Senior Jamie Tatum paced Wyoming with four shots, one of which was on target. Freshman Alyssa Glover and senior Faith Joiner each logged two shots for the Cowgirls and one of Glover’s was on frame.

Freshman Allyson Fischer received the start in net for Wyoming and made four saves during the first 45 minutes. Senior Alex Daws played the final 45 minutes and registered eight saves.

The Cowgirls return home for a pair of conference matches next week. They host Utah State on Thursday at 4 p.m. inside the Madrid Sports Complex before battling Boise State on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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