MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team played a very hard fought game against the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals Friday afternoon. After a scoreless first half the Cardinals scored the lone goal of the game about half way through the second half to pick up the 1-0 win. It was the second time the Wildcats have been shutout this season.
The loss drop the ‘Cats to 4-4 overall on the season and 2-2 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). Saginaw Valley improves to 6-1-1 and 3-0-1 respectively.
At the intermission the ‘Cats had a six to four shot advantage and ended up the game with one more shot than the visitors at 10 to nine. NMU had eight shots on-goal while the Cardinals had five.
The winning goal was scored by Renee Privette at 64:08 on an assist from Tiffany Bell. Kara Music recorded four saves on the day. Corner kicks were almost even as Saginaw Valley had one more at four to three.
NMU will host Northwood Sunday (Sept. 27) at noon.
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