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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Sept. 17, 2011

Northwest Blanks Southwest Baptist

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Northwest Missouri State University soccer team blanked the Southwest Baptist Bearcats 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Bearcat Pitch as Northwest goalkeeper Kelsey Adams recorded her second shutout of the season.

The Bearcats are now 3-1-2, 1-0 in the MIAA after a scoreless tie with Truman on Thursday.  With the loss Southwest Baptist University fell to 1-4-1, 0-1 MIAA.

Northwest was outshot in the first half 14-9 with Adams having eight saves. 

Northwest went on the attack in the second half outshooting Southwest Baptist 15-3.  Victoria Von Mende struck first for the Bearcats when she scored her fifth goal of the season in the 51st minute.  Northwest would strike again and put the game out of reach in the 71st minute when Tammie Eiberger scored her seventh goal of the season.

Southwest Baptist had six corner kicks in the contest while the Bearcats had four.  Kelsey Adams recorded nine saves in the match for Northwest.  Megan Link saved thirteen shots for the Bearcats of Southwest Baptist.

The Bearcats (3-1-2, 1-0 MIAA) continue MIAA action this week when they host the No. 25 ranked University of Central Missouri Jennies (5-1-0, 0-0 MIAA) at Bearcat Pitch on Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m.  Central Missouri was picked to win the MIAA in the preseason coaches' poll.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
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