WAYNE – The Wayne State College women’s soccer team took part in their conference home opener Friday late afternoon.
From the WSC Soccer Pitch, the northernmost NSIC team visited the southernmost school when the ‘Cats hosted Minot State University.
Both teams netted a goal in the first half while Wayne State tacked on the go-ahead goal in the closing minutes of regulation. Wildcats secure their second conference win and improve to 2-2-2 overall and 2-1 in league play. The Beavers fell to 1-4 (1-2 NSIC).
Wildcat goal scoring came from Rylie Wehner in the 32nd minute of an assist from Gabi Rosa. The game-winning goal was then netted by Rosa thanks to an assist by Skylar Stueckrath in the 90th minute (89:11).
Wehner took four shots (one on goal and in the net), Rosa added three (two on goal and one in the back of the net) and Megan Philips posted three of her four shots on goal.
Rachel Grisham worked all 90 minutes in goal allowing one goal and recording two saves.
Wayne State outshot Minot State 15-6 (8-4 on goal) while attempt four corner kicks compared to none from the Beavers.
WSC will next host University of Mary on Sunday at 1 p.m.