Soccer Shuts Down St. Benedict

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire soccer team picked up a 1-0 victory Friday evening in Minnesota, recording its second shutout of the season.

Rachel Nerison (Sr.-Maple Grove, Minn.) scored the Blugolds' lone goal at 25:12 with an assist from Paige LeGate (So.-Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port). The goal was Nerison's third of the season.

The Blugolds outshot the Blazers 10-1. Playing all 90 minutes, Nina Behrenbrinker (So.-St. Paul, Minn./Cretin-Derham Hall) stopped the Blazers' single shot.

Eau Claire improves to 2-1 on the season.

Next up, the Blugolds will be at Augsburg College (Minn.). The contest is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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