Women's Soccer Secures Second-Straight Win

Women's Soccer Secures Second-Straight Win

MILWAUKEE – Three first-half goals proved to be more than enough to lead the Wisconsin Lutheran College women's soccer team to a 3-1 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory over Lakeland on Wednesday night at Warrior Soccer Field. It was the second-straight victory for the Warriors.

THE BASICS

  • Final Score: Wisconsin Lutheran 3, Lakeland 1
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (2-8-1, 2-1-0 NACC), Lakeland (3-7-0, 1-2-0 NACC)
  • Location: Warrior Soccer Field, Milwaukee, Wis. | Attendance: 72

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Joyce got the scoring started when she found the back of the net in the 24th minute for her team-leading fourth score of the season.
  • In the 38th, Scheiber finished a ball sent from Iraina Nitz (Olympia, Wash./Evergreen Lutheran) from inside the box.
  • A few minutes later, Scheiber scored her second goal of the night and third of the season off a pass from Mady Hirsch (Jefferson, Wis./Luther Preparatory).
  • Lakeland got on the scoreboard with just eight seconds remaining before halftime when Mimi Pulido scored off a free kick.
  • The contest remained scoreless through the remainder of the match.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • WLC controlled the overall shot count 19-10 and 10-5 in shots on goal.
  • Joyce and Scheiber led the Warriors with five shots each.
  • Hirsch contributed two shots on goal for WLC.
  • Rachel Sebald (Menomonee Falls, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran) came up with four saves on the night.
  • Taryn Allen led Lakeland with five shots and two on goal.
  • Jessica Carter made seven saves for the Muskies.

UP NEXT

  • Wisconsin Lutheran returns to the pitch for a non-conference match on Saturday when it travels to Maranatha (2-2-1) for a 1 p.m. contest. The Sabercats shutout Mount Mary 8-0 last Friday. Live video will be available for the match at wlcsports.com.