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Sunday, 20 June 2021

OIT knocks off No. 9 Westmont, advances to Opening Round Championship

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OIT knocks off No. 9 Westmont, advances to Opening Round Championship
OIT knocks off No. 9 Westmont, advances to Opening Round Championship
OIT knocks off No. 9 Westmont, advances to Opening Round Championship

Announcer says "now, from the jim sigel automotiveports desk, newswatch 12 sports with cameron derby."

Well if you were watching newswatch 12 sports over the last week, you picked on a sentiment that the oregon tech women's soccer squad was puting off.

And that was the fact they are over looked.

At 12-1, the owls were only receiving votes in the top 25.

And the owls started their quest for a national title today against number 9 and top seeded westmont.

And take a look at what happened.

The owls enter the bracket as the 4th and final seed.

The owls upset the number 9 team in the nation by a score of two goals to none.

Mehana ortiz hit a 35-yard goal carli lloyd style in the 26th minute.

That would prove to be the game winner.

But kiah wetzell gave it some insurance with just several minutes left.

That will set this up, a cascade conference clash and the winner will go the naia national championships.

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