HOUGHTON - The Michigan Tech women's soccer team scored its 10th Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory of the season with a 3-0 win Friday over Malone. The meeting was the first between the two schools.
The Huskies dominated the match offensively, out-shooting the Pioneers 31-4 and 13-3 in shots on goal.
"We attacked well from outside," said Tech coach Michelle Jacob. "We did a good job of getting crosses into the box."
Michigan Tech’s Lindsey Van?Rooy fights for the ball with a Malone player during Friday’s game at Sherman Field.
Janelle Riedl scored the first goal for the Huskies off a loose ball in the box in the 35th minute. The goal was her fifth of the season.
Lexi Herrewig beat a defender in the penalty box to score her third goal of the season in the 65th minute. Katie Pappas assisted on the goal.
Rachel Hook completed the scoring for the Huskies with just over one minute remaining. After taking a pass from Alyssa Hynnek she beat Pioneer goalie Angie Nutial with a high shot from the end line.
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"Rachel made a nice run forward, and it was a great first goal for her," said Jacob.
Jenna Phelps made eight saves for the Huskies for her eighth shutout.
Tech (12-3-1, 10-1-1) will close the regular season when it hosts Walsh Sunday.