DULUTH, Minn. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Almost threeweeks ago in Marquette the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team andtheir counterparts from the University of Minnesota-Duluth played to a 1-1 tie.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Today the site was changed to Duluth, and the result was different as theBulldogs pulled off the 3-2 win in overtime.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ For the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats it was there thirdOT game in a row and sixth of the season, which is a new NMU record.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NNU isnow 5-1-2 overall for the season.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Bulldogs are 2-3-3.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Michelle Gillespie scored both goals for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats onSunday.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Her first goal of the game at 33:05 gave the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats the early 1-0lead.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Rachel Vilders assisted on the goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ With the score tie at one-all,Gillespie found the back of the net to give the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats the lead at 51:44 of thegame.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Bulldogs tied the game with a goal at 77:58, on a penalty kickbefore scoring the game-winning three minutes into the first overtime period(93:00).
Karen LeBlanc started in goal for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats and had foursaves and one goal against.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Tabitha Magnan came in relief and had three savesand two goals against.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Bulldogs had the advantage on the shots with a 13 to eight margin.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Corner kicks the home team had an eight to two favor.
The NMU team will get off the road after playing fivestraight with a non-conference home game against Northland Baptist on Saturday,Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.