Women’s Soccer Blanked 1-0 By Bethel

Posted on October 7th, 2017 by


ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 setback to Bethel on Saturday at the Gustie Soccer Field. The loss drops the Gusties to 7-4-1 overall and 3-3 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 5-5-1 overall and 2-4 in the league.

After a scoreless first half that saw an even four shots by each team, Bethel scored the lone goal of the game at the 70:43 mark. Gustavus put together a few good chances in the waning moments of the game, including an open shot with 11 seconds left on the clock, but could not get one past the Royals keeper, who made four saves. Chase Miller (Jr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) and Katie Ashpole (Fy., Chaska, Minn.) led the offensive pressure with two shots apiece. Ashley Becker (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) made five saves in a complete game effort.

Bethel ended up with an 11-10 advantage in shots.

Gustavus next travels to Saint Mary’s for a 7 p.m. MIAC contest Tuesday.


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