Northern Michigan University Wildcats women’s soccer team loses for 1st time, 1-0 at Winona State
WINONA, Minn. — The road wasn’t nearly as kind as its home NMU Soccer Field for the Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team as the Wildcats lost 1-0 at Winona State on Friday.
Northern (2-1) was also scheduled to stay in Minnesota to play at Bemidji State on Sunday afternoon.
On Friday, the Warriors’ Riley Harmon scored unassisted for the game’s only goal about 11 minutes into the second half.
NMU goalkeeper Shenae Kreps made nine saves, while Winona counterpart Yanel Ortiz had 10 saves.
Northern took 11 shots and had six corner kicks in the opening half while the Warriors had four shots and just two corner kicks.
Maria Storm took the Wildcats’ final shot on goal during the 81st minute as an NMU corner kick in the final minute didn’t reach the goal.
Northern finished with an 18-11 edge in total shots along with 9-6 in corner kicks.
Brooke Pietila had an NMU-high five shots, while Caitlyn Trombley, Isabela Cardoso and Isabelle Brusilow each had two shots on goal.