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Two Second-Half Goals Doom Golden Eagles
October 18, 2008

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

(Crookston, Minn.)- Minnesota State University Moorhead broke a scoreless tie with two second-half goals and defeated the University of Minnesota, Crookston 2-0 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Women’s Soccer action today in Crookston, Minn.


Both teams battled to no avail in the first half. However, MSU Moorhead’s Tricia Vanyo broke through the U of M, Crookston defenders at 59:30 and found the back of the net with an unassisted goal to give the Dragons a 1-0 lead. The score remained the same until the 76:55 mark when Abby Barker scored off an assist from Ashley Rietz.


MSU Moorhead improves to 6-6-1 overall and 3-5-1 in the NSIC. The Golden Eagles drop to 2-12-1 overall and 1-8-0 in the NSIC.


U of M, Crookston will return to action on Sunday, October 19 when they travel to Jamestown College for a non-conference match. Game time is set for 1 p.m.


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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).