Despite being outshot 15-4 in the first half, the Chippewas played the Jayhawks (1-1) to a scoreless first half. Chippewa goalkeeper Zoie Reed proved to be a defensive highlight, recording five saves during the first half. She went the distance for CMU and finished with a total of eight saves.
The Chippewas controlled both overtime periods, and held an 8-1 advantage in shots in extra time.
The 15 wins in 2016 matched the third-highest total in program history, and was the most for a Chippewa squad since 2010.
Ball State was picked as the league tournament winner in four ballots, while the Chippewas received three votes to win tourney.
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