BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (WLUC) – For the primary time in program historical past the Northern Michigan College Girls’s Soccer workforce is heading to the Nice Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Convention (GLIAC) Event Championship match.
The No. 3 seed Wildcats, winners of five-straight, earned the title-match nod once they defeated the No. 2 seeded Eagles College 1-0 on Friday afternoon within the GLIAC Semifinal match held on the campus of Ferris State College.
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For NMU, the game-winning aim got here within the thirty sixth minute.
A foul on Ashland led to a Wildcat free kick. The free kick from Brooke Pietila went into the field and was headed into the air. The ball then discovered the foot of Aidan Senior who dished it out to her proper to Caroline Halonen who scored the aim.
The aim for Halonen was her eleventh on the season and within the NMU file books tied her for fifth in targets in a season with 11 and moved her to seventh in profession targets with 22.
The 1-0 rating held for the remainder of the match because the Eagles have been unable to reply with a aim of their very own.
When it got here to photographs it was a story of two halves for each groups. The Wildcats outshot Ashland 12-4 within the first half however the Eagles took a 9-1 benefit in photographs within the second half. Each groups completed with 13 photographs every in addition to every having 4 photographs on aim.
A match-high 4 photographs have been tallied by Halonen with two on track and a aim. Rachael Erste and Isabela Cardoso have been subsequent with three photographs every.
Senior took one shot and earned an help on the lone aim of the match. Natalie Stampfly and Pietila additionally added one shot every to the NMU effort.
Shenae Kreps collected 4 saves in 90 minutes because the Wildcat goalkeeper.
NMU takes on Grand Valley State College within the GLIAC Event Championship match on Sunday. The match is about for a 1 p.m. begin on the Bulldog Soccer Discipline on the campus of Ferris State College.
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