WAYNE – The Wayne State College women’s soccer team began their own home stretch of games in the month of October Friday.
From the WSC Soccer Field, Wayne State welcomed in Upper Iowa during a late afternoon match.
Following a scoreless first half that featured a total of eight shots (four each team), WSC placed a goal in the back of the net. Megan Phillips scored in the 79th minute (78:09) and the ‘Cats held on for the 1-0 victory. Wayne State is now 4-3-3 (4-2-1 NSIC) while the Peacocks fell to 2-5-3 (2-3-2 NSIC).
Phillips placed all four of her shots on goal with one going in while Rylie Wehner put one of her four shots on goal for WSC. Sophie Ketchmark and Abby Sutton both attempted two shots as Gabi Rosa added a shot on goal.
Rachel Grisham recorded seven saves in the shutout victory.
WSC outshot Upper Iowa, 13-9 but it was the Peacocks winning the on goal battle (7-6) and leading the corner kick edge (6-2).
The Wayne State College women’s soccer team will next host Winona State on Sunday at 1 p.m.