Soccer 'Cats Lose On Penalty Kick
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – After playing over 100 minutes of scoreless soccer the Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team lost to the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals Friday afternoon by a score of 1-0 in double overtime. NMU drops to 6-7-1 overall on the season and 4-5-1 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play. The Cardinals improve to 11-1-2 and 8-0-2 respectively.
Saginaw Valley State had the shot advantage in regulation with a 15-5 slate. In overtime the home team had all three shots. Of NMU’s five shots, two were on-goal for the game. The Cardinals had 11 shots on-target. Corner kicks were in favor of the home squad at 7-1.
Samantha Echols scored the lone goal of the game on a penalty kick at 103:47. Kara Music in goal for the ‘Cats had 10 saves on the afternoon.
The ‘Cats continue of its road trek with a game at Northwood Sunday (Oct. 18 at noon).
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