MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s soccer team dropped its second game in a row on Sunday with a 2-1double-overtime decision to Saginaw Valley State.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The game was the finaloutdoor home game of the season.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will face Finlandia in the SuperiorDome on Saturday, Nov. 5 for the home finale.
NMU falls to 7-6-0 overall and 2-3-0 in the Great LakesIntercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ SVSU is a perfect 4-0-0 in theGLIAC and 6-3-1 overall.
Stephanie Roy did all the damage for the Cardinals.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Shescored the opening goal of the game off of a free kick at 23:38.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ BrittneyBuchanan tied the game with her fifth goal of the season at 58:01.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ReneeLeBlanc assisted on the goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The game was tied at one-all after 90 minutes ofplay.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The first overtime went scoreless.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Roy then knocked home thegame-winner off of a rebound at 105:40.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kimberly Oberski assisted.
Karen LeBlanc had eight saves for the game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Stacy LaLondalso had eight saves for the Cardinals.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU had 22 shots for the game as ninewere on-goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Cardinals had 18 shots as 10 were on target.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ SVSU had fivecorner kicks to three for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will play the next three games away from Marquette.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU will travel to Erie, Pa. later in the week to take on Mercyhurst on Friday(Oct. 21) and Gannon on Sunday (Oct. 23).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The GLIAC finale will be atNorthwood on Sunday, Oct. 30.