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Bulldogs Down Golden Eagles 4-2 in Women’s Soccer
September 27, 2008

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445


(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota Duluth opened a 3-0 halftime lead and went on to defeat the University of Minnesota, Crookston 4-2 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Women’s Soccer actionFriday night in Duluth, Minn.

 

The Bulldogs opened the scoring at 3:31 of the game off a goal from Kelly Duchene. At 21:49, Maria Leider found the back of the net to put UMD up 2-0. Clare Dahmen closed out the first half scoring at 23:23 to make the score 3-0.

 

The Golden Eagles got on the board at 58:54 when Kelsey Palmer (So, Fwd, Crookston, Minn.) scored off an assist from Kayla Wallis (Fr, Def, Lakeville, Minn.).  The Bulldogs countered at 68:32 when Whitney Wilson scored to give UMD a 4-1 advantage. U of M, Crookston made the final score 4-2 when Justine Jones (Jr, Mid/Fwd, Richland, Wash.) scored an unassisted goal at 82:50.

 

The University of Minnesota Duluth improves to 2-6-1 overall and 2-0-1 in the NSIC. The Golden Eagles fall to 1-6-1 overall and 0-3-0 in the NSIC.

 

U of M, Crookston returns to NSIC action on Sunday, September 28 when they travel to Bemidji State University. Game time is set for 1 p.m.

 

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at http://www.goldeneaglesports.com/.

 

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).


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