Soccer falls in latest matches

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Elijah Boose, Staff Writer

Wayne State faced ranked #19 Minnesota State Sunday, Nov. 3. Minnesota State scored three first half goal that ended up leading them 4-0 Northern Sun Conference win over Wayne State at Wayne. MSU is now 15-2 and 12-2 in the NSIC while WSC falls to 6-7-4 and 6-6-2 in league play.

The Mavericks came out very strong against the wildcats as they got up 10 shots in the first opening of the game. MSU got on the board at 12:37 and 23:40 marks of the first half of header goals from Bri Ciaccio off corner kicks by Brynn Desens for a 2-0 Maverick lead.

Minnesota State added another goal at the 36:28 mark for a 3-0 lead. WSC battled with the Mavericks in the second half and had shots from Madison Kemp and Gabi Rosa but could not find the goal. Minnesota State added a late goal with 1:52 left in the game to make the final score 4-0 the mavericks ended the contest with a 29-5 advantage in shots and 14-2 in shots on goal over the Wildcats.

Kemp and Rosa had Wayne State’s shots on goal while Abby Sutton, Rylie Wehner and Payton Hailburton also registered shots for WSC.

Sixteenth ranked Concordia-St Paul scored the lone goal with just under 20 minutes left to lift the Golden Bears to a 1-0 NSIC win Friday evening against Wayne State College.

CSP is now 14-0-2 on the year and 11-0-2 in the NSIC while WSC is 6-6-4 and eighth place in the NSIC with a 6-5-2 league record. In a scoreless first half, the host Golden Bears held an 8-1 edge in shots over WSC and 2-0 in shots on goal.

Concordia-St.Paul held a 17-3 advantage in shots over Wayne state including 3-0 shots on goal. The Golden Bears had seven corner kicks to just one for the Wildcats and were called for eight fouls to four on WSC. Wayne State was called offside four times to just once for the Golden Bears.

Rylie Wehner, Skylar Stueckrath and Brooke Worrel each had one shot for Wayne State. Senior goalkeeper Rachel Grisham faced 17 shots (three on goal) and allowed just one goal in the setback.

“We played great games against both teams,” freshman Madison Johnson said, “We have alot of very great talent on this team the game we played against Concordia was one of our best we had played when our team is all clicking and doing really good we are a tough team.”

Mike Grosz