Soccer Falls to Whitewater in Final Regular Season Match
|UW-Eau Claire (10-6-3, 4-3-1 WIAC)||0||1||1|
|UW-Whitewater (12-4-1, 6-1-1 WIAC)||1||1||2|
|1st - 29:31||Emily Gerber (UW-Whitewater)|
|2nd - 82:56||Christina Tooren (UW-Whitewater)|
|2nd - 89:45||Allie Stone (UW-Eau Claire)|
Allie Stone - 1
A: Gina Williams - 1
Sh: 3 Players (#20, #22, #25 - 2)
Sv: Nina Behrenbrinker - 5
2 Players (#19, #28 - 1)
A: 2 Players (#8, #16 - 1)
Sh: Emily Gerber - 3
Sv: Jordan Myers - 1
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-Eau Claire||UW-Whitewater|
|Shots (on goal)||7 (2)||9 (7)|
WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Despite a last-ditch effort, the UW-Eau Claire women's soccer team fell 2-1 at UW-Whitewater this evening.
Whitewater got on the board at 29:31 in the first period and tallied another goal to boast a stout two goal lead at 82:56.
In a final comeback attempt, Allie Stone (So.-Madison, Wis./Verona Area) got the Blugolds within one score with just 15 seconds remaining. It was too little, too late however and the Blugolds ended the match with the 2-1 loss.
Though the Warhawks carried a 6-1 shot advantage into the first period, Eau Claire was only outshout 9-7 in the loss. Nina Behrenbrinker (So.-St. Paul, Minn./Cretin-Derham Hall) guarded the net the entire 90 minutes and recorded five saves on the night.
The Blugolds drop to 10-6-3 overall and 4-3-1 in conference play. Whitewater is now 12-4-1 on the season and finished with a 6-1-1 WIAC record to claim this year's WIAC title.
Eau Claire will travel to take on UW-Oshkosh this Tuesday for the first round of the WIAC Tournament.