'Cats Go 2-0-1 In West Virginia
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team had a three-game swing in West Virginia lastweek.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats ended the trip with a 2-0-1 slate and are now 4-0-2 on theseason.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU will play their first GLIAC game this Friday (Sept. 24) at TheUniversity of Findlay.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will face Minnesota-Duluth for the secondtime this season on Sunday (Sept. 26) in Duluth, Minn.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats tied theBulldogs in Marquette almost three weeks ago 1-1.
NMU started the W. Va. swing with a 4-3 win over Davis &Elkins in two overtimes.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Down 1-0, NMU scored an own goal to tie the match atone-all at 13:30.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Davis & Elkins scored the next two goals to take the 3-1lead before Renee LeBlanc narrowed the lead to 3-2 with a goal at 69:39 of thematch.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Marley Garceo then tied the game at three-all with a goal at 82:30before she scored the game-winner in the second overtime at 101:38.
The second match of the swing was against West Virginia Techas the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats easily won 9-0.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kerri Vander Velden scored the first goal for theÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Adding goals were Samantha Szula, LeBlanc (2), Amanda Gadomski, M.Garceo, Emily Garceo, Erica Graves and Robin Moliassa.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
NMUÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s final match of the trip was against West VirginiaWesleyan.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Down 2-0 after the first 45 minutes of play the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats scored twicein the second half as neither team scored in the extra periods for a 2-2score.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Michelle Gillespie got the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats on the scoreboard with a goal at 69:58.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Rachel Vilders assisted on the goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Vilders then tied the game at two-allwith her second goal of the season at 83:56.