No. 2 Northwestern State’s Golden Goal Punches Ticket to Championship Match

first_imgHere’s the diving save by @NSUDemonsSOC keeper Acelya Aydogmus to keep @McNeeseSoccer’s Rachel Palet from scoring! #SouthlandStrong #NeverYield #GeauxPokes— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 8, 2019 NSU’s Norma Trejo issued a textbook cross into the box for Rachel Brandt, whose one-timer was stopped by Cowgirls’ goalie Emma Roccaforte. The ball fell right to the feet of Draguisevich, who had a wide-open goal to score on. Olivia Draguisevich calls GAME! The rookie puts away the rebound for the golden goal and sends @NSUDemonsSOC through to the Southland Conference Tournament Championship! #SouthlandStrong #NeverYield— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 9, 2019 In a scoreless first half, the first dangerous chance came in the 21st minute, when Rachel Palet squared up on the ball and fired one to the upper left corner that was punched away by NSU goalkeeper Acelya Aydogmus. Aydogmus made a pair of dazzling saves in the second period, with the first coming in the 59th minute when she dove to her right to stop Palet’s free kick. The second came 14 minutes later as a free ball found Kiana Kukaua on the back side, but her volley went right at Aydogmus. Box Score | Photo GalleryCONWAY, Ark. – No. 2 Northwestern State secured a spot in Sunday’s Southland Conference Soccer Tournament championship match with a 1-0 win over No. 6 McNeese on Friday evening. Freshman Olivia Draguisevich scored the game-winning goal in the 98th minute for the Lady Demons.center_img ANOTHER ONE.Acelya Aydogmus makes another diving stop to keep Kiana Kukaua out. #SouthlandStrong #NeverYield #GeauxPokes— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 8, 2019 NSU responded eight minutes later with Trejo drilling one that was on its way to sneak underneath the crossbar before Roccaforte got a hand on it. The Demons threatened just before half as Nicole Henry’s ball into the box connected with Trejo, whose shot was deflected out for a corner kick. On the set piece, Draguicevich attempted header went just wide of the frame. Norma Trejo’s shot is punched away by Emma Roccaforte to keep the match scoreless! #SouthlandStrong #NeverYield #GeauxPokes— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 8, 2019 The Lady Demons will face the winner of top-seeded Lamar and No. 5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in Sunday’s title match at 1:05 p.m.last_img read more

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Chief Medical Officer Completes 21-day Self-Imposed Quarantine,

first_imgThe Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and Liberia’s  Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bernice Dahn, has completed her 21-day self-imposed quarantine after the death of her special assistant, Rev. Napoleon Brathwaite.Speaking yesterday at the Information Ministry’s Ebola Hour regular press briefing,  Dr. Dahn said, it was  important for every Liberian  to focus on finding the best way of combating the deadly Ebola virus.She explained that her  self-imposed quarantine was tense, especially after losing someone with whom you have worked closely.Immediately following Rev. Brathwaite’s untimely death, his boss, Chief Medical Officer Dahn, in an exemplary display of self discipline and professionalism, quarantined herself at home to avoid further contact with all others, including close family members and coworkers.Speaking of interaction with family, she said, “I separated myself from my husband, Counselor Roland Dahn, and the children at home in Redhill Field, Virginia, Montserrado County. “I only speak with them, but we had absolutely no physical contact whatsoever, she told the Daily Observer newspaper during her self-imposed quarantine.  She told the press briefing that after the 21-days, she is in good health.Rev. Brathwaite’s last day in office at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, according to Dr. Dahn, was Monday, September 15, when he fell ill.   She visited him at his Barnersville Estate residence on September 20, where she saw him but did not touch him, anyone or anything in the house.  It was at that point that she decided to quarantine herself, remaining home, isolating herself from her husband, children and anyone else in the house. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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