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MLC Women Take Down Lumberjills

last modified 2011-10-21 06:58 PM

NEW ULM, Minn. - The MLC women's soccer team picked up a much needed win in the standings by the score of 2-1 over Northland Friday.

MLC Women Take Down Lumberjills

Hannah Janke scored a goal in MLC's win over Northland

The Knights jumped out to a 1-0 lead no a goal by Hannah Janke off a corner kick from Bethany Schultz.

The Lumberjills frustrated the Knights with a high trap, however, causing a number of offsides penalties on MLC, and then tied the game late in the first half on a penalty kick.

MLC adjusted in the second half, however, and scored the game winner when Hannah Mattek sent home a pass from Kadie Drake in the 56th minute of play.

After being outshot 5-3 in the first half, MLC came back to outshoot Northland 9-3 in the second.

Allison Snyder played well in goal for the Knights, allowing only the one goal on the penalty kick while saving seven shots.

With the win, MLC improved to 8-6-1 overall and 4-5-1 in the UMAC, while Northland dropped to 4-10 on the season and 1-8 in league play.

MLC will return to action tomorrow (Saturday, October 22), when it hosts St. Scholastica for the home finale starting at 12 p.m.

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