The Nebraska soccer team dropped their season opener on Sunday afternoon losing to the New Mexico Lobos, 3-0. While the shots were even, New Mexico took advantage of their scoring opportunities, netting three of its seven shots on goal.
New Mexico forward Stephanie Rowe scored in the 38th minute and then added two more in the first half. The Huskers had eight shots on goal against New Mexico, whose defense that ranked 12th nationally with 13 shutouts last season.
Junior Molly Thomas gave Nebraska their best scoring opportunity in the 26th minute when her shot from the top of the penalty box hit the crossbar. Thomas tallied three shots on the day, and sophomore forward Morgan Marlborough led NU with four shots, including three on goal.