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Wilson's early goal not enough as Blugolds fall to No. 16 St. Thomas

Photo by Shane Opatz, UWEC Photo
Photo by Shane Opatz, UWEC Photo

ST. PAUL (Blugolds.com) – Despite scoring the first goal of the game, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's soccer team fell on the road to No. 16 University of St. Thomas on Tuesday by a score of 4-1.

Box Score

Mercedes Wilson (So. – Dousman, WI/Kettle Moraine) recorded her second goal of the season after dribbling into the box and getting a shot past the St. Thomas goalie at 11:48.

The Blugold lead was short-lived as the Tommies scored in the 13th minute and got the go-ahead goal moments later.

In the second half, St. Thomas' Megan Zickert scored two goals to seal the win.

St. Thomas held a 6-2 edge in corner kicks and a 10-1 advantage in shots on goal.  Anna Sveiven (So. – Blaine, MN) took the loss in goal, recording five save on the day.

The Blugolds (4-6-1, 1-1-1 WIAC) will be back in action Saturday as they host UW-Oshkosh at 2 p.m. Follow the action on Blugold Game Day or on the 'UWEC Blugolds' app on your mobile device.