Women’s soccer team on 4-game streak

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the women’s soccer team defeated the Augustana Vikings at the Rock Bowl with a final score of 4-0. This was the third time this season the team scored four goals in a game.

Junior forward Elizabeth Mills fends off a Viking defender on her way to the goal. (Photo by Natalie Droeske.)

Helping the team achieve this feat was junior Elizabeth Mills, senior Maura Walsh and sophomore Genna Sobieszczyk. Mills scored two goals, making her fifth for the season while Walsh scored her third, and Sobieszczyk made the first of her career.

The Duhawks took on the University of Dubuque Spartans at the Rock Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 23, winning 2-0. They now stand at 1-0-0 in the Iowa Conference. They started the night off strong, scoring both goals within the first 12  minutes. With help from Mills and first-year Brynn Jacobi, Walsh scored her third goal of the season.

Also scoring a goal for the team was senior Gretchen Shultz. Keeping the Duhawks ahead, sophomore Kaylee Coble logged her third shutout of the season, keeping the Spartans from scoring.

Loras was back at the Rock Bowl on Sunday, Sept. 24, taking on the Carleton College Knights. Walsh continued to be a strong player, making her fourth goal of the season while first-year Kiki Cabrera and senior Stephanie Harpenau both scored their first. The match ended with the Duhawks on top with a final score of 3-0.

Continuing the Conference series, the Lady Duhawks will travel to Lincoln, NE, on Saturday, Sept. 30, to take on the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves.

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