Women’s Soccer Returns Home For MIAC Action

Posted on September 28th, 2016 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s soccer team returns home to Gustie Soccer Field to face Saint Mary’s University Wednesday afternoon.

The 4-2-2 (1-2-0 MIAC) Gusties host the 2-5-1 (0-3 MIAC) Cardinals at 4 p.m. Live coverage begins at 3:45 p.m.

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The Gusites fell by a score of 1-0 at the University of St. Thomas Saturday afternoon. With the loss the Gusties moved to 1-2-0 in MIAC play and 4-2-2 overall, while St. Thomas remained undefeated with an overall record of 6-0-1.

Tough defense by the Gusties allowed for a scoreless first half, despite being outshot 8-1 by St. Thomas. In the second half, the Tommies scored what proved to be the game-winner at the 52 minute mark. Brie Bourdage scored her first goal of the season, assisted by Hailey Zweber. Ashley Becker (So., Farmington, Minn.) made five saves in goal and suffered her second loss of the season. St. Thomas keeper Tarynn Theilig recorded her sixth win and fifth shutout of the season.

Gustavus owns a 16-19-4 all-time record against Saint Mary’s. Last season, the Gusties defeated the Cardinals 1-0 in overtime in Winona, Minn.

Saint Mary’s most recently lost 4-2 at Bethel University last Saturday. Emma Schaefer leads the Cardinals with three goals and two assists. First-year goalkeeper Gabriella Pederson has started in seven of eight games, recording two shutouts and 37 saves, which ranks third in the MIAC.  

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