The Gustavus Adolphus women’s soccer fell to 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a 2-0 loss to Carleton on Wednesday in Northfield.
After a scoreless first half, the Knights took a 1-0 lead in the 68th minute as Clare O’Connor scored on a breakaway, dribbling past Gustie goalkeeper Ashley Ohlson (So., Anchorage, Alaska) for the clear shot. Carleton added to the lead in the 75th minute as Johnanna Dijkstal received a cross from Emma Dobbins and tapped the ball into the net past Ohlson. Dobbins was credited with the assist.
The Knights outshot the Gusties 10-8 and had a decisive 7-2 advantage in corner kicks. Gustavus forward Jenna Iaizzo (Jr., White Bear Lake, Minn.) took a game-high four shots, but was unable to find the net. Sophomore Christy Tupy (Eagan, Minn.) and first-year Rachel Iblings (Plymouth, Minn.) each added a pair of shots for the Gusties. Carleton was led by Nicky Bloom, who registered three shots, while Dobbins and Dylan Welch each sent two shots in the vicinity of the net.
Yusi He made three saves and picked up the win, while Ohlson was credited with no saves and took the loss.
Gustavus will play its next two matches at home, hosting Concordia at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon and St. Catherine’s at 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in MIAC matches.