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Soccer Blanks Augsburg In Home Opener
Posted: Saturday, September 6, 2008
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire soccer team defeated Augsburg College (Minn.) 3-0 in the Blugolds' 2008 home opener at the Bollinger Fields today.
The Blugolds improved to 2-0-1 with the victory, while Augsburg, which came into the game undefeated this season, falls to 3-1-0. The Blugolds remain undefeated against the Auggies all-time, holding a 10-0-2 record.
Jessica Millard (Madison, Wis./La Follette) got the Blugolds on the board first, scoring her first goal of the season unassisted at 36:25. For the first half, the Blugolds outshot Augsburg 10-0.
In the second half the Blugolds scored two more goals. The first came at 56:16 on a pass by Allison Muer (Minneapolis, Minn./South) that was deflected by a defender into the goal. Rachel Nerison (Maple Grove, Minn.) netted her second goal of the year at 77:25 to make the score 3-0. The assist went to Muer.
In the net, Allie Rivard (Sr.-Plymouth, Minn./Wayzata) played the entire 90 minutes. She had no saves, as the Auggies got off only one shot the entire game which was not on goal. The Blugolds, on the other hand, got off 18 shots for the game, 12 of which were on goal.
The Blugolds will be back at Bollinger Wednesday with a game at 4 p.m. against St. Olaf.
- KM -