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Strom-Okimoto’s golden goal lifts Wahine past Arizona State

Raisa Strom-Okimoto put in the golden goal in the 96th minute, leading the Hawaii soccer team to a 1-0 overtime road win against Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz., today.

Strom-Okimoto put aside a series of near misses — the winning ball was her eighth attempt — when she got far upfield on a breakaway, dribbled to the left goalpost then fired to the far post past the ASU goalkeeper and in.

It was the first road win for the Rainbow Wahine at a Pac-12 opponent since 2013.

UH (4-4) continues play at Grand Canyon (3-4-1) of the WAC on Sunday.

Goalkeeper Alexis Mata earned her second straight shutout, tying her career high in saves with eight.

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