Texas Tech (6-1-1), previously undefeated No. 21 in Texas Tech (6-1-1), did its best to get back to the end, but Arizona State’s quick start (7-1 -0) was too much. The Sun Devils handed the Red Raiders their first loss of the season after a 3-2 win at Tucson on Sunday.
The teams went goalless for much of the first half until Dai Williams and Olive Kearse-Thomas connected in the 45th minute. Williams did an incredible job against two defenders to create space before shooting the ball into the net for Kearse. -Thomas, who placed it.
Nicole Douglas made a penalty that the Sun Devils won in the 52nd minute. The English striker now has eight goals this season. Jazmine Wilkinson extended the lead to three in the 60th minute after a corner kick by Kiki Stewart.
Kirsten Davis finally put Texas Tech on the board in the 64th minute. The Sun Devil’s bottom line blocked several shots after the Red Raider corner, but failed to overflow it into the goal. Charlotte Teeter put in a good effort on the right, but Brita Gudlaugs saw his volley fly wide of the mark 71 minutes into the game. his day with seven stops and an annoying Texas Tech victory.
The Sun Devils close their off-conference schedule on Sept. 17 when they travel to Colorado College.