'Cats Win First GLIAC Game Of The Season
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Saturday afternoon at theNMU Soccer Field saw the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team openup Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU spottedthe visiting Ferris State University Bulldogs a 1-0 lead on the pitch beforetaking the game 2-1. ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats improve to 5-3 overall. FSU fell to 7-5 overalland 1-1 in GLIAC action.
Lindsey Pawloski gave the Bulldogs the early 1-0 lead with agoal at 12:06 of the contest.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Renee LeBlanc tied the game at one-all with herteam-high eighth goal of the season at 16:40.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sara Allan had the assist on thegoal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ With less than three minutes left in regulation, Casey Wilcox receivedthe ball from Brittney Buchanan, and knocked home the winner at 86:48.
The Bulldogs dominated the stats.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ FSU had 24 shots for thegame as 13 were on goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU had eight shots with four on goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Corner kickssaw the visitors with eight as the home team had one.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Karen LeBlanc, the NMUgoalkeeper, had 12 saves for the game.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are back in action on the NMU pitch tomorrow (Oct.2) against Grand Valley State University at noon.