Eagles Edge Warriors In Senior Night Finale

Photo Credit: David Malamut, d3photography.com
Photo Credit: David Malamut, d3photography.com

MILWAUKEE (WLCSports.com) – The Wisconsin Lutheran College women's soccer team fell to the visiting Benedictine Eagles 2-0 on Senior Night Wednesday at Warriors Soccer Field. The visitors scored first in the eighth minute and never relinquished the lead.

  • Final Score: Benedictine 2, Wisconsin Lutheran 0
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (7-12-0, 4-7-0 NACC), Benedictine (8-9-1, 5-5-1 NACC)
  • Location: Warriors Soccer Field, Milwaukee, Wis.

  • The visitors got on the board first early in the 8' when Abbie Graham lobbed a ball over the keeper from five yards out, putting BenU up 1-0.
  • Benedictine continued to apply pressure in the Warriors' half, tallying 12 shots in the opening 45 minutes.
  • WLC threatened at the 31:40 mark when Kendra Schumacher (Little Chute, Wis.) attempted the first shot for Wisconsin Lutheran, but her shot was saved by the Eagles keeper.
  • After halftime, the Eagles continued to keep possession in the Warriors' half and added a second goal in the 84' when Katie Farb scored off of a cross from Megan Wilson, putting the game out of reach for WLC.

  • Schumacher tallied the lone shot for WLC in the contest.
  • Rosanna Mazzulla (Melrose Park, Ill.) suffered the loss in net, making seven saves in 90 minutes of action.
  • Twenty one different Warriors saw action on the field in the contest.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran honored its five seniors prior to the start of the contest in Helen Joyce (De Pere, Wis.), Brooke Enright (West Bend, Wis.), Megan Henning (Grafton, Wis.), Mady Hirsch (Jefferson, Wis.), and Kat Pearce (Canton, Mich.).

  • Three different Eagles tallied five shots in the contest, while Stephanie Nichols tallied two shots on goal and registered an assist.
  • Graham and Farb scored goals for the visitors while Cassidy Henson earned the win, making one save.
  • BenU out-shot WLC 24-1 in the contest and tallied nine shots on goal.

  • Wisconsin Lutheran concludes its 2018 season with a 7-12-0 overall record and a 4-7-0 record in conference play. The seven overall victories and four league wins are the most since the 2012 season.