September 9, 2007

Soccer Team Drops First Game Of The Season

FINDLAY, Ohio – The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team saw its streak of not being scored upon snapped Sunday at The University of Findlay. The Oilers scored twice in the second half to take the 3-2 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) game to give NMU its first loss of the season. NMU falls to 3-1-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the GLIAC while UF improves to 2-3-0 and 1-0-0 respectively.
 
The Wildcats struck first when Amanda Gadomski scored five minutes into the game on an unassisted goal. It was her second goal of the season. UF tied the game at 22:56 on a goal by Amanda Bachmayer. Still in the first half, the ‘Cats would take the 2-1 lead when Ashley DeKeyser shot the ball into the left corner of the goal at 39:08.
 
The Oilers tied the game at 53:38 when Lindsey Smith scored off a corner kick. Brianna Milne scored the game-winner (3-2) at 84:10 on a header off a corner kick. 
 
The home team had 14 shots for the game while the ‘Cats had 12. UF had nine shots on goal while NMU had six. Corner kicks were also in favor of the home team at 6-2. Kara Music played the entire 90 minutes and recorded six saves. Ashley Wheaton for UF had four saves.
 
The ‘Cats are back on the road for its next two games.  First up is a Friday (Sept. 14) encounter at Concordia-St. Paul. Sunday (Sept. 16) the ‘Cats are at Winona State.
 
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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