'Cats Shutout On NMU Pitch
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ What a difference aday makes.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Yesterday the Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer teamfound a way to defeat Ferris State (2-1).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Today on the NMU pitch the GrandValley State University Lakers were in town to take on the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Lakersleft the U.P. with a 3-0 win.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU is now 5-4 overall on the season and 1-1 inthe Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ GVSU improves to11-1 and 2-0 in the GLIAC.
Katy Tafler scored GVSUÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s first two goals of the game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Herfirst goal came at 2:17 on an assist from Morela Tutnudzic.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Tafler scored hersecond goal at 51:40 of the contest on an assist from Shannon Carrier.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ TheLakers made the score 3-0 when Tutnudzic found the back of the net at 59:07.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ashley Elsass was given the assist on the goal.
NMU had seven shots on the afternoon as two were on goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ GVSU had 17 shots as 10 were on target.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Lakers had the advantage on cornerkicks with a 10 to five slate.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Karen LeBlanc had seven saves on the day forthe ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.
NMU will play their next three games away from Marquette.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ First are two games at Northwood University in Midland, Mich.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU will faceThe University of Findlay on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and West Virginia Wesleyan onFriday, Oct. 7. ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sunday, Oct. 9, NMU is at Ashland.