Soccer 'Cats Drop First Game Of The Season
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Two second half goals were notenough for the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team (1-1) on Sundayas they lost at Lewis (1-1) by a 3-2 score.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ For the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats it was their firstroad game of the season.
Lewis jumped out to a 1-0 lead when Jenna Volpi scored herfirst goal, unassisted, of the season at 28:25.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Lewis made it 2-0 when AllisonWilkerson scored another unassisted goal at 68:01 of the game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Renee LeBlanccut the lead to 2-1 when she scored her third goal in two games at 72:28 asSarah Scarpace assisted.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Wilkerson then scored what turned out to be the game-winnerfor Lewis at 85:19.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The goal was unassisted.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Amanda Gadomski scored thesecond goal of the day for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats at 89:28 with an assist from ReneeLeBlanc.
NMU used two goal keepers on the day as Karen LeBlancstarted the game, played 28:25 of the game and gave up one goal and had onesave.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She was injured on the Flyers first goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Tabitha Magnan played therest of the way (61:35) and gave up two goals.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU did have six corner kickson the day as the home team had two.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The visitors kicked the ball on target 11times for the game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
NMU will continue with their road odyssey this coming weekwhen they will play twice over the Labor Day Weekend.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ First up will beWisconsin-Parkside on Friday, Sept. 2 which will be followed by a game atConcordia-St. Paul on Sunday, Sept. 4.