Soccer 'Cats Drop One To Svsu
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team dropped their second game in a row on Sundayafternoon at Saginaw Valley State by a 5-1 count.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are 1-4-1 in thepast six games.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ For the season NMU is 6-5-3 overall and 1-4-1 in the GLIAC.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Cardinals improve to 8-2-0 and 4-1-0 in conference play.
With the Cardinals leading 3-0, Kerrie Vander Velden scoredat the 80:40 mark of the game to register a goal for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats on thescoreboard (3-1).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Michelle Brown assisted on the goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The home team would goon to score goals at 87:01 and 88:25 of the game for the final margin.
NMU had 15 shots on the afternoon and five of the shots wereon goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Cardinals ended the game with 19 shots and 10 were on goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ TheÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats used two goaltenders for the game as Karen LeBlanc started the game andlasted for 32:59 before Tabitha Magnan came in relief to play the final 57:01.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ LeBlanc had two saves and gave up one goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Magnan had three saves and fourgoals against.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ SVSU had a total of seven corner kicks to three for NMU.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will play their final two games of the 2004campaign next week when they host Gannon on Saturday (Oct. 30) and Mercyhurston Sunday (Oct. 31).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Both games will kickoff at noon (12:00 p.m.).