Wildcats End Weekend With 2-2 Draw

Wildcats End Weekend With 2-2 Draw

MOORHEAD, MN –Following a Friday night road loss, the Wayne State College women’s soccer program went back to work closing out their six-match road stretch.

From Nemzek Soccer Field in Moorhead, Minnesota, WSC visited MSU Moorhead Sunday afternoon.

All four combined goals were scored in the opening 45 minutes of the match which concluded with a 2-2 tie. WSC is now 0-5-2 overall (0-3-1 NSIC) while the host Dragons are now 1-3-1 (1-2-1).

The Wildcats opened scoring when Olivia Bollman scored in the fifth minute (4:11) off an assist by Leah Bennett. MSU Moorhead followed with back-to-back goals in the sixth (5:01) and 16th (15:55) minutes to lead 2-1.

Morgan Rhodes then scored the equalizer in the 29th minute (28:53) to finish the first half tied at 2-2. Neither team would score in the second half.

Rhodes placed two of her three shots on goal with one finding the back of the net as Bollman put both of her two shots on goal and scoring once.

Abby Sutton had two of three shots on goal; Annika Syvrud placed two of four shots on goal; Skylar Stueckrath added two of three shots on goal while Cleo Johnson had one shot on goal.

Other shot attempts came from Paige Pemberton (three) and Haley Hoffman (one).

Hayden Wallace allowed two goals and recorded seven saves in 90 minutes of work in goal.

Wayne State College outshot MSU Moorhead, 20-13 (11-9 on goal) which included an 11-4 shot attempt advantage in the second half. WSC also won the corner kick battle, 7-2 (five in the first half).

The Wayne State College women’s soccer team will return to the home pitch on Friday, September 23 hosting Minnesota Crookston before welcoming in Bemidji State on Sunday, September 25.