Lobos Defeat Air Force 1-0 on Leyba's Volley
Oct. 19, 2012
Albuquerque, N.M. --- Alexis Leyba scored her first career goal off a Rachel Montoya corner kick just 1:19 into the second half, and New Mexico improved to 3-1-1 in the Mountain West with a 1-0 victory over Air Force.
Leyba's goal came off a corner, one of 10, for New Mexico. Montoya, who registered her third assist to tie for the team lead, bent a ball over keeper Kelly Stambaugh to the back post, where Leyba raced in a volleyed a shot with her left foot into the net.
UNM dominated the match, outshooting Air Force 22-8, and 4-2 on net. The Lobos had 10 corners to just two for the Falcons.
Kelli Cornell recorded two saves in recording her seventh shutout of the season.
A larger story will be posted after the conclusion of tonight's doubleheader.