Muskie women’s soccer season ends

Alec Noa, Staff Reporter

The Lakeland College women’s soccer team closed their season this week playing in their last four games. October was a very active month for the Muskies as they took on a few of their biggest rivals.

On Oct. 14 the women took on Aurora University, who ranked number eleven nationally. The Muskies were unable to get any offense going and dropped the contest 0-9. The Muskies were outshot 30-0 in the game. The loss put the Muskies at an overall record of 3-11 and a conference record of 2-7.

The Muskies were in action again on Oct. 17 when they took on conference opponent Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). MSOE took off right away scoring four goals in the first 15 minutes of the contest. MSOE would continue to dominate the game scoring six more times in the contest and ultimately winning 10-0. MSOE outshot the Muskies 28-3. It marked the second game in a row in which the Muskies were shut out. The loss put the Muskies at a record of 3-12 and a conference record of 2-8.

Despite the loss, the Muskies again had good goal keeping with Jessica Carter and Ali Thompson, combining for 11 saves in the contest.

The Muskies closed out their season over the weekend playing on Oct. 20 against Wisconsin Lutheran and again on Oct. 23 against Edgewood College. Both opponents would prove to be too much for the Muskies to handle as they were outscored 17-0 in their final two games.

On Oct. 20 Wisconsin Lutheran controlled the game outshooting the Muskies 23-6 in the contest. Wisconsin Lutheran started off the scoring when Maggie Smith scored the first goal at the 14th minute of the first half. Smith had two goals total. Mel Lemke and Nicole DiSalvo also added to the score in the first half for Wisconsin Lutheran. Wisconsin Lutheran would go on to win the contest 7-0.

On Oct. 23 the Muskies played their final game of the conference season against Edgewood College. Edgewood College didn’t let up at all, outshooting Lakeland College 37-4 in the contest.

Elaine Gerry led the charge for Edgewood by scoring an impressive five goals in the contest. Gerry’s first goals came at the fourth and ninth minutes of the contest. Other players whom had goals for Edgewood were Kristina Santaga, Moe Baemmert, Megan Falk, and Hailey Boyle.

The Muskies dropped the contest 10-0. The loss concluded the Lakeland College women’s soccer team’s conference season with an overall record of 3-15 and a NAC record of 2-10.


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