The Murray State Women’s Soccer won 1-0 in overtime over Florida Atlantic on Friday night at FAU Soccer Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida. Midfielder Lauren Payne scored the lone goal of the match in the 95th minute on an assist from freshman defender Morgan Bodker.

After both sides went scoreless through the first 90 minutes of the match, the Racers were able to net the Golden Goal just five minutes into overtime. With the win, Murray State moves to 3-1 on the season.

Goalkeeper Jenna Villacres ended the match with a clean sheet gathering three saves on 15 Florida Atlantic shots.

The Racers next match will be on Sunday at 11 am against Florida International in Miami, Florida.

About Murray State Athletics

Located in Murray, Kentucky, the athletics department of Murray State University is a NCAA Division I member and plays in the Football Championship Subdivision. The Racers have 15 programs including men’s teams for baseball, basketball, cross country, football and golf and women’s teams for basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field and volleyball, as well as a mixed gender rifle team. The Racers are a charter member of the Ohio Valley Conference and are currently one of just three original members from the conference’s first season in 1948.

Clay Wagoner

Graduate Assistant – Media Relations (WSOC, BSB, TEN)

Murray State University Athletics


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