Warriors Fall In First Game Of Battle On The Border

Warriors Fall In First Game Of Battle On The Border

KENOSHA, Wis. - Mt. St. Joseph's Victoria Heflin scored two goals in just over a minute to propel the Lions to a 3-1 victory over the Wisconsin Lutheran College women's soccer team Friday in the Carthage Battle on the Border. WLC lost its fourth straight game to fall to 2-4-0, while Mt. St. Joseph picked up its first win to improve to 1-6-0.

The Lions struck early on a goal by Lexie Froehlke in the third minute. The score remained 1-0 at halftime, with Mt. St. Joseph out-shooting WLC 7-3.

Heflin scored twice within one minute and 10 seconds early in the second half. Her goals in the 55th and 56th minute were both unassisted and gave the Lions a 3-0 lead.

The Warriors tally came in the 83rd minute on the first goal of the season for senior Maggie Smith (Elkhorn, Wis./Elkhorn). Fellow senior Cari Westover (Muskego, Wis./Muskego) was credited with the assist. Wisconsin Lutheran out-shot Mt. St. Joseph 8-6 in the second half. Smith led the Warriors with four shots.

Junior goalkeeper Kate Gucinski (Appleton, Wis./Fox Valley Lutheran) made two saves for WLC. Madison Freeman collected five saves for the Lions. 

The Warriors (2-4-0) continue the Battle on the Border when they play the host team, Carthage (3-0-0), Sunday at 3 p.m.