ST. PAUL, MN – The top eight conference soccer teams were in action for a mid-week start to postseason competition.
From Sea Foam Stadium in St. Paul, Minnesota, #1 Concordia-St. Paul took on eighth-seeded Wayne State College for the second time in two weeks. Earlier this season on November 1, CSP won 1-0.
Wednesday afternoons match saw Concordia-St. Paul jump ahead with two early goals in the 16th and 21st minutes. After a 2-0 halftime lead, both teams were scoreless in the second half which saw #1 CSP advance with a 2-0 win. Wayne State College ends their season at 6-9-4 overall as the Golden Bears improve to 16-1-2 and will next face #5 St. Cloud State who snuck past #4 Bemidji State (1-0).
Rylie Wehner placed two of her three shots on goal while Madison Kemp added a shot on goal. Abby Sutton and Megan Phillips also attempted a shot.
Rachel Grisham allowed two goals but recorded eight saves in 90 minutes of goal.
CSP outshot the ‘Cats 17-6 (10-3 on goal) with most of their shots coming in the first half (13-3). The Golden Bears also won the corner kick battle (5-4).
The other half of the bracket saw #2 Augustana defeat #7 Southwest Minnesota State (3-1) and #3 Minnesota State-Mankato won in a shootout out over #6 University of Mary (6-5).