Women’s Soccer Team Suffers First Loss of the Season, Falling 3-1 to UW-Stevens Point

Posted on September 7th, 2007 by

Amy Kunkel scored the lone goal for Gustavus.

Amy Kunkel scored the lone goal for Gustavus.

The Gustavus women’s soccer team battled UW-Stevens Point to a 1-1 tie through the first 45 minutes, however the Pointers scored twice within one minute early in the second half to post a 3-1 win over the Gusties in St. Peter. Amy Kunkel scored the lone goal for Gustavus.

The Pointers struck early in the game as Amanda Prawat scored an unassisted goal just :31 seconds into the match. The Gusties battled back and tied the score at 1-1 when Amy Kunkel scored in the 31st minute off an assist from Christy Tupy. The two squads were tied at 1-1 at halftime. The Pointers outshot the Gusties 9-4 in the first half.

UW-Stevens Point took a 2-1 lead at the 52:40 mark as Jackie Speese scored off a pass from Kaylee Weise. The Pointers extended their lead to 3-1 just a minute later as Amanda Prawat scored her second goal of the game at the 53:39 mark. Weise picked up her second assist.

The Gusties were outshot 18-10 by UW-Stevens Point. Goalkeeper Ashley Ohlson suffered her first loss of the season in the nets for Gustavus. Ohlson recorded nine saves. Meredith Decaluwe was the winning goalkeeper for UW-Stevens Point.

Gustavus dropped to 2-1 overall, while UW-Stevens Point improved to 2-0-1. The Gusties will now travel to Menomonie, Wisconsin tomorrow night for a 7:00 pm match against the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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