FAYTETTE, IA – With one last home match on the regular season schedule, the Wayne State College women’s soccer program will return to the home pitch Friday late afternoon.
WSC recently played their eighth road contest away from Wayne America and won in overtime.
The Wildcats visited Upper Iowa University this past Sunday afternoon and secured a 1-0 road victory.
Wayne State College improved to 6-7-4 overall (6-5-3 NSIC – 8th) and are now 3-3-2 on the road. The Peacocks fell to 7-9 (5-9 NSIC).
Following 96:43 of scoreless soccer, Abby Sutton scored the game winner in the 97th minute off an assist from Annika Syvrud and Madison Kemp.
Sutton scored on her only shot attempt on goal as Syvrud and Kemp both tacked on an assist.
Megan Phillips placed one shot of three on goal; Skylar Stueckrath added one shot of two on goal as Olivia Bollman and Jace Poelstra both placed their lone shot attempts on goal. Chloe Schlines and Alicia Green both finished with a shot attempt.
Katherine Hageman recorded five saves in 96:44 of work in goal during the 1-0 victory.
Upper Iowa outshot the ‘Cats, 14-10 but both teams finished with five shot on goal while WSC won the corner kick battle, 7-5.
The Wayne State College women’s soccer team will next host Augustana University (12-3-2/11-1-2 NSIC – 3rd) on Friday, November 5 at 3 p.m.