MARQUETTE, Mich. – For the second time this young season the Northern Michigan University soccer team played 110 minutes of soccer and tied in the end. Friday afternoon on the NMU pitch the Wildcats tied the Bulldogs of Minnesota-Duluth 1-1. NMU is now 1-0-2 on the season while UM-Duluth is 0-1-2.
The Bulldogs struck first on a goal by Heidi Pelttari at 44:39. Assisting on the goal was Reegan Lloyd. The Bulldogs lead would hold up until the 80th minute when Dana Stephens knocked home the ball for a tie score (80:26). Kari Buckel assisted on the goal.
After playing the remainder of regulation and 20 minutes of overtime the score was deadlocked. The Bulldogs recorded five shots during the overtime periods.
Jessica Baker playing in front of the net for the ‘Cats had nine saves for the afternoon. As a team the ‘Cats recorded 11 shots with 10 being on-goal. The visitors had 16 sots for the game with 10 being on-goal. UM-Duluth had six corner kicks to two for NMU.
NMU will be back in conference play Sunday afternoon (Sept. 12 at 1 p.m.) against Ohio Dominican.
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