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Razorbacks tie Ole Miss

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks tie Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – Arkansas had a big first half, but Ole Miss had a big second half to force overtime and the Razorbacks recorded a 4-4 Southeastern Conference tie in Oxford, Miss., Sunday afternoon.

Kelsey Allison had two goals and an assist, and Arkansas scored goals in the third and fifth minutes of the game to lead 3-1 at the half.

Ole Miss outscored the Razorbacks 3-1 in the second half to force the extra period.

With the tie, the Razorbacks are 5-8-3 overall and 2-4-2 in the SEC. Ole Miss is now 5-8-4 overall and 1-4-3 in the league.

The Razorbacks are 2-0-1 in their last three, including a 2-0 win at home over Kentucky last Sunday and a 4-0 win at Mississippi State on Friday.

Against Ole Miss, Arkansas got early goals from Kelsey Allison and Laurel Pastor.

Allison scored from close in off an assist from Allie Chandler at 2:26.

Pastor scored on a one-timer off the back post after an assist from Allison at 4:31.

Taylor Green added her second goal of the season later in the first half off a corner kick. Her kick hit the far post of the goal and got by goalkeeper Sarah Story for a 3-0 Razorback lead at 31:57.

Ole Miss got on the board on a goal by Erin Emerson off an assist by Dylan Jordan at 39:31.

The Rebels closed within 3-2 early in the second half. Kailey Anders was called for a foul inside the 18, and Mandy McCalla scored on a penalty kick to get the Rebels within one at 39:31.

Allison pushed the margin back to two at 58:44. Pastor had her second assist on a long pass from the far side into the near side of the box. Allison fired a shot into the left side of the net for her team-leading sixth goal of the season.

The Rebels pulled back within one, 4-3, on a goal by Alix Hildal with just more than 14 minutes remaining. At 82:28, Emerson tied the game with her second goal of the game. She scored on a cross from McCalla.

For the game, Arkansas had a 31-20 advantage in shots and a 15-14 lead in shots on goal. Arkansas led 8-2 in corner kicks. The Razorbacks were called for 16 fouls while Ole Miss was whistled for 13.

Through the end of regulation, Arkansas had a 27-17 lead in shots and a 14-13 lead in shots on goal. The Razorbacks led 7-2 in corner kicks. UA was called for 14 fouls to 10 for the Rebels.

At the break, Arkansas had a huge advantage, out-shooting Ole Miss 14-4 with a 6-3 lead in shots on goal. Arkansas also had all four corner kicks.

Arkansas returns home this week, playing host to South Carolina on Thursday at 7 p.m. for Senior Night.

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