Wheaton (Ill.) plays to a 0-0 draw
Thunder out-shot the Hornets 31-2 on the night
Wheaton, Ill. – The Thunder had its streak of 10 consecutive victories snapped on Monday night with a 0-0 tie against Kalamazoo College through two overtimes at Joe Bean Stadium. Wheaton is now 10-0-1 on the year and will return to action at DePauw University on Wednesday night. Kalamazoo is 6-4-1 on the season.
Wheaton out-shot the Hornets 31-2 on the night, but a stingy defensive effort from the guests prevented any of Wheaton’s eight shots on goal from going into the net. Wheaton’s best scoring opportunity came with just 1:49 left in the second overtime when senior Jaime Orewiler placed a shot at the top of the net and out-stretched hands of Kalamazoo netminder Courtney McCoy sent the ball over the net preventing the ball from going in.
Wheaton out-shot the guests 14-1 in the first half and the Thunder had a 9-1 edge in the second half. Kalamazoo had no shots in either overtime period, while the Thunder took two shots in the first overtime and added six more in the second overtime. Wheaton attempted 14 corner kicks in the match, including four in the second overtime. Kalamazoo had just two corner kicks in the match.
Wheaton goalkeeper Kelsey Graham made two saves in recording the shutout for the hosts. Kalamazoo goalkeeper Meredith Miles made four saves in the first half. Courtney McCoy replaced miles for the second halr and McCoy made three saves in the final 65 minutes of the match.