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Eau Claire Wins Conference Game 7-0
Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2007
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire women's soccer team scored early and often in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) opponent UW-Platteville today at the Bollinger Fields. The Blugolds won 7-0.
Eau Claire 6-0-1 in the WIAC and 13-1-2 overall regain sole control of first place in the WIAC today with their win over UW-Platteville. The Blugolds going into today's conference game were ranked 3rd Regionally in Division III soccer (d3kicks.com) and 9th Nationally in Division III soccer (NSCAA/adidas).
The first goal came at the 19:52 mark by Allison Smith (Jr.- Bloomington, MN/Thomas Jefferson) her second goal of the season, her sister Amy Smith (Jr.- Bloomington, MN/Thomas Jefferson) assisted on the goal, her eight of the season.
Amy Smith got a goal of her own 8:24 seconds later, her 11th goal of the season, at the 28:36 mark, her goal was assisted by Abby Ofstendahl (Sr.- Apple Valley, MN/Eastview). Liz Hunter (Fr.- Stevens Point, WI) would make it 3-0 going into the half, scoring her second goal of the season at the 30:48 mark, Sam Kruger (So.- Elkhorn, WI) had the assist on the goal.
The Blugolds had 13 shots and four corner kicks in the first half. Platteville had not shots or corner kicks in the first half.
Liz Kooistra (Jr.- Lakeville, MN) made the score 4-0 just 5:39 seconds into the second half when she scored her sixth goal of the season at the 45:39 mark. Allison Muer (Jr.- Minneapolis, MN/South) had the assist on the goal. Just 3:14 seconds later Gina Christenbury (Fr.- Pleasant Prairie, WI/Kenosha Tremper) scored her fifth goal of the season to make the score 5-0 Blugolds.
At the 59:54 mark Amy Smith scored her 12th goal of the season and second goal of the game. Jana Huebner (Sr.- Mendota Heights, MN/St. Croix Lutheran) scored her first goal of the season just 2:24 seconds later at the 61:32 mark.
The Blugolds had 11 shots in the second half giving them 24 shots on the game. The Blugolds also had four corner kicks in the second half giving them eight on the game.
Liz Weirick (Sr.- Kenosha, WI/Tremper) was in the net for the Blugolds. Platteville had not shots on Weirick in the game.
The Blugolds will take on St. Thomas (MN) tomorrow at the Bollinger Fields at 2:00 p.m. Sunday will be Senior Day for the Blugolds.
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