MARSHALL, MN – With the Wayne State College women’s soccer team conceding an early goal and late goal, a trio of goal scorers for WSC in-between paved the way for a road conference victory.
From Mattke Field at the Schwan Regional Event Center in Marshall, Minnesota, WSC visited Southwest Minnesota State Friday late afternoon.
The Wildcats used a pair of second half goals and held onto the 3-2 victory to improve to 3-6-1 (3-4 NSIC). SMSU fell to 2-6-1 (1-5-1 NSIC).
Madison Kemp knotted the game up with a goal in the 27th minute (26:36) assisted by Morgan Rhodes. As the game was tied at the half, Chloe Schlines scored in the 59th minute (58:43) followed by fellow Wildcat Kylee Delaney in the 77th minute (76:34) assisted by Payton Haliburton to lead 3-1 and eventually held onto the 3-2 victory.
Delaney scored one goal of her two shots on goal; Kemp scored a goal on one of two shots on goal and Schlines scored on her lone shot on goal for WSC.
Rhodes, who had an assist, finished with one shot of three on goal; Annika Syvrud and Megan Phillips both placed a shot on goal as Jace Poelstra added a shot attempt. Haliburton also had an assist.
Katherine Hageman recorded two saves and allowed two goals in 90 minutes of work.
WSC outshot SMSU, 11 to 10 (7-4 on goal) while both teams had six corner kicks.
The Wayne State College women’s soccer team will next visit Sioux Falls on Sunday, October 10 at 1 p.m.