defender - Aurora Jackson
defender - Aurora Jackson

ALLENDALE, Mich. – The No. 3 seed Northern Michigan University soccer team’s hopes of winning the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament are over after the Wildcats lost to the No. 2 seed Tiffin University Dragons, 2-0. The game was played on the campus of Grand Valley State University.

Tiffin took the lead at 13:41 when Ashley Davis caught a pass from Shelly Rogers and shot it past NMU goal keeper Dana Bush from 12 yards out. Lauren Bowyer scored an unassisted breakaway goal at 74:23 to make it 2-0.

NMU is 9-5-5 on the season and the Dragons are 12-4-3. Tiffin outshot the Wildcats 15-4 and had nine corner kicks to the ‘Cats one.

Dana Bush recorded four saves before Jessica Baker came in to relieve her with 12:00 to go. Baker recorded two saves of her own.

NMU still has a chance at making the NCAA Tournament. Selections for the tournament will be made on Monday (Nov. 8) at 7 p.m. A webcast selection show will be available on

Tiffin moves on to the championship game on Sunday (Nov. 7) and takes on the winner of the second semifinal game between No. 1 seed Grand Valley and No. 4 Findlay.  

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Calvin Larson
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