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Women's soccer: Bison pile on second-half goals to defeat South Dakota

Olivia Watson and Olivia Lovick combined for three goals after halftime and NDSU bowled over the Coyotes on Friday at Dacotah Field.

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FARGO — North Dakota State scored three second-half goals and defeated South Dakota 4-1 in a Summit League game on Friday at Dacotah Field.

Olivia Watson scored at 62:51 on an assist from Lavin Douglass to break a 1-1 tie, and Olivia Lovick scored an insurance goal on an assist from Jess Hanley less than a minute later at 63:34.

Watson padded the lead with a goal at 88:27, with Lavin and Kelsey Kallio assisting.

In addition to her two assists, Douglass opened the scoring with a goal at 27:58 on an assist from Kallio and Watson.

Bison goalkeeper Abby Wilkinson made four saves.

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The Bison outshot the Coyotes 20-8 and had a 10-5 edge in shots on goal.

NDSU improved to 4-4 in the Summit League and 8-7-3 overall. They close out the regular season at home against South Dakota State at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.

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