Titans Shutout Yellowjackets
Oshkosh 7, Yellowjackets 0
The Yellowjacket women's soccer team took to the field on Saturday looking to end the 2011 season with a win and pick up their first conference win of the year at UW-Oshkosh. The Titans, however, had other ideas.
Oshkosh scored five times in the first 38 minutes of the match, putting thing out of reach and cruising to a 7-0 win over the Yellowjackets.
Nikki Reed scored her first goal of the year at 9:20 to open things up for Oshkosh. The lead went to 2-0 at 19:18 on a header by Chelsea Kierszh. Minutes later at 25:24 a goal by Jessica Erny made it 3-0 Titans. Just over ten minutes later in the 36th minute Kelsey Daulton made it a 4-0 score. A mere two minutes later, Amanda Baalke scored her second of the year at 37:56 to make it a 5-0 score.
Abby Neumeyer scored her first of the year just 1:09 into the second half to make it a 6-0 match. The Titans closed out the scoring at 73:43 on a goal by Jenna LaFontaine, to make the final score 7-0.
Seven different players scored for the Titans. Reed was the only player for Oshkosh to record a multi-point match, picking up a goal and an assist.
Alexandra Paige (Anaheim, Calif.) got the start and made nine saves in the match for the Yellowjackets. Brittany Walder and Katie Berkopec combined on the shutout for Oshkosh, who outshot the Yellowjackets 28-4 in the match. Chelsea Cossin (Hermantown, Minn.), Jennifer Bucci (Duluth, Minn.), Katelyn Adams (Two Harbors, Minn.) and Sarah Johnson (Cloquet, Minn.) had shots for the Yellowjackets.
The Yellowjackets close out the 2011 season with an overall mark of 8-11 and a 0-8 record in conference play. Three seniors will graduate from this year's roster: Mandee Akason (Pine Island, Minn.), Andrea McKay (Proctor, Minn.) and Jennifer Bucci.