WAYNE – After falling short in three straight matches by one goal, the Wayne State College women’s soccer team was able to hold onto a lead for a shutout home victory over the weekend.
From the WSC Soccer Pitch, the Wildcats hosted MSU Moorhead Sunday afternoon.
All three goals were scored in the opening half as WSC won 3-0 to improve to 1-5-1 overall (1-3 NSIC). The Dragons are now 0-7 (0-4 NSIC).
Scoring began early from Madison Kemp 36 seconds into the match before Skylar Stueckrath added a goal in the ninth minute (8:57). Kemp also scored once more in the 23rd minute (22:38).
WSC out shot MSU Moorhead, 15-6 (8-4 on goal) and recorded seven corner kicks compared to four from the Dragons.
Kemp scored both of her shots on goal while Stueckrath scored on one of her two shots on goal.
Jaiden Thompson, Abby Sutton and Riann Daas all had a shot on goal; Annika Syvrud placed one of her three shots on goal; Payton Haliburton attempted two shots as Morgan Rhodes, Brooke Worrel and Megan Phillips all had a shot attempt.
Katherine Hageman and Sidney Truman split halves in goal both allowing no goals. Truman recorded three saves as Hagemann had no save attempts.
Wayne State College will next be on the road for four straight as the team visits Minnesota Crookston this Friday, October 1 at 3 p.m. and Bemidji State on Sunday, October 3 at 1 p.m.