WAYNE – NSIC women’s soccer opened the weekend for Wayne State College by hosting their first of two North Dakota NSIC women’s soccer opponents.
From the WSC Soccer Complex, WSC welcomed in University of Mary Friday late afternoon.
Thanks to second half goal, Wayne State College broke a 1-1 tie and won 2-1 over the Marauders. WSC improves to 4-6-2 (4-4-1 NSIC) while University of Mary fell to 7-2-3 (6-1-2 NSIC).
University of Mary scored the first goal in the 25th minute (24:33) and a couple minutes later scored an own goal to tie the match up at 1-1 at the 26:29 mark. Payton Haliburton netted a goal in the 76th minute (75:04) which ended up being the 2-1 winning decision for WSC.
Haliburton scored on her lone shot attempt while Abby Sutton placed both her shots on goal. Annika Syvrud added two shots as Madison Kemp and Megan Phillips both attempted a shot.
Katherine Hageman recorded four saves and allowed one goal in 90 minutes of work.
University of Mary won the shot attempt battle, 9-7 (6-3 on goal) while the Marauders also recorded 10 corner kicks compared to six from WSC.
The Wayne State College women’s soccer team will next host Minot State on Sunday, October 17 at noon.