Cossin, Yellowjackets Blank Finlandia
Yellowjackets 2, Finlandia 0
After dropping three matches in a row, the Yellowjackets got back in the win column on Wednesday, traveling to Hancock, Mich. where they defeated Finlandia University 2-0 at McAfee Field.
With the victory, the Yellowjackets have already matched their win total from all of last season.
Chelsea Cossin (Hermantown, Minn.) scored both goals for the Yellowjackets, one early in the match and one late. The eventual game-winning goal came at 11:12 of the first half, an unassisted marker to make it 1-0. Cossin added her second goal of the game at 74:33 to stretch the lead to 2-0. Savannah Schramm (Carlton, Minn.) had the assist on Cossin's team-leading eighth goal of the season. The assist was the third of the season for Schramm, tops on the club. Her seven points on the season are second only to Cossin, who leads the team with 16.
Alexandra Paige (Anaheim, Calif.) got the start and made two saves in the match to get the win, her second of the season, which evened her record at 2-2 on the year. The shutout was her first as a Yellowjacket. Carlye Buchcuski made 12 saves as the Yellowjackets outshot the Lions 26-3 in the match and held a 12-2 edge in shots on goal.
The shutout was the first by a Yellowjacket team since October 19, 2009 when they blanked Northland Baptist Bible College 1-0.
The Yellowjackets (3-4, 0-2 WIAC) will look to win their second straight match and climb back to the .500 mark when they play at UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m.