The last week of October brought more great college games, and some pretty awesome achievements for FC WI Eclipse alumni! Read below for more.
College by college details:
Wisconsin: The Badgers secured a share of the regular season title with the 1-0 win against UMD, Holly Heckendorf started and helped the team to their 8th consecutive shutout and Mckenna Meuer continued to be a threat in the attack. Meuer notched the assist for what would be the games only goal. The final regular season game did not end in favor for the Badgers, as they fell 2-1 in double OT to Northwestern. Heckendorf and Meuer both started and Steph Fabry contributed off of the bench in the close game. While they still finish the regular season as Big Ten champions, they now share the title with Penn State.
UWM: The Panthers clinched the Horizon league title with a scoreless draw against Northern Kentucky. Cassidy Blanchard and Erin Corrigan both started the game and Olivia Wright contributed off the bench.
Northwestern: Mary Erickson contributed off the bench for the 11th shutout of the season in the 2-0 win over Illinois. The Wildcats earned three more points and secured the No. 4 seed of the Big Ten Tournament after a 2-1 thrilling double-overtime victory over Wisconsin.
Duke: Mary Elizabeth and Duke continued their solid play with the 3-1 defeat over Pittsburgh in ACC play. The weekend ended with a tough loss, as they fell 1-0 to Notre Dame, giving up a PK in the early minutes of the match. The Blue Devils are now 3-3-3 in ACC action.
Marquette: The Golden Eagles picked up 3 points on the road in BIG EAST play with the 1-0 win over Butler. Jacie Jermier and Caroline Fink both started the match and contributed to the shutout victory.
Notre Dame: The Irish converted a PK early on and held onto the 1-0 lead to defeat the Blue Devils in ACC play. Brittany Von Reuden started and played 90 minutes in the close match to help secure the win.
Cardinal Stritch:Katie Golabowski, Jamie Karch, and the Wolves earned their 12th victory of the season in the 3-0 win over Roosevelt University. Golabowski started the match and Karch was unstoppable with 2 goals and an assist!
Loyola: Mariah Vichich and Loyola fell 2-0 to Indiana State, despite creating plenty of chances during the match. Mariah started the game and played 90 minutes in the backline.
FGCU: The 6-1 victory on the road against Stetson secured the sixth straight regular season title for Florida Gulf Coast!
Brandeis: Haley Prudent and Brandeis topped Westfield State University 3-1, improving their record to 13-2-1 on the season.
Rochester: The Yellowjackets earned 3 points in both games over the weekend. Christina Feller started in the 3-0 victory over Keuka and contributed with a goal and assist in the decisive 4-1 win against St. John Fisher College!
Western State CO: Katie Hoefgen came off the bench to contribute in the 0-0 draw against Colorado Christian in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play.
UNH: Gaby Dorsey and the University of New Hampshire women's soccer team tied with the University of Maine in regulation and fell 4-3 in penalty kicks during the America East Championship quarterfinals. The Wildcats end their season with a record of 6-9-4 overall.
Denver: Mary Dewalt started for the Pioneers in the 1-0 win over Omaha. The win moved Denver into a tie for fourth with South Dakota in the Summit League standings.
Florida Atlantic University: Maddie Pung earned her first goal of the season in the 2-0 win over FIU! The victory sends the Owl’s to their first Conference USA Tournament!
UW Green Bay: Kara Baugrad started in what proved to be two tough games over the weekend for the Phoenix. They dropped a close match to UIC 1-0 and fell 4-1 to Wright State in Horizon League action.
Loyola Marimount: LMU and Ally Andreini shutout Portland with a 1-0 win in WCC action. Andreini played 90 minutes in the programs first win over the Pilots! They earned 3 more points against Gonzaga with a dominant 5-0 victory. Andreini started the match and notched an assist in the game.
MIT: Lilly Mueller came off the bench in the 2-1 defeat against Babson College. The team went on to clinch the No. 1 seed and home field advantage in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament, with a 3-0 win over Emerson College
Oklahoma State: Michelle Ongaro and OK State lost to #2 WVU 2-1 in OT ending their 5 game unbeaten streak. The Cowgirls bounced back and topped Kansas 2-0 in the final regular season game at home. The shutout marked Ongaro’s 5th clean sheet of the season!
Case Western Reserve: Gabby Kiefer contributed off the bench in the double-overtime scoreless tie against the College of Wooster in a non-conference match. The tie brings the Spartans record to 7-4-4 on the year.
University of Indianapolis: Amy Wilson and the University of Indianapolis women's soccer team rallied with a pair of goals in the first half to earn a 2-1 comeback win over Drury University. They showed resilience once again, with 2-1-comeback win over Saint Joseph's College. The Greyhounds close out the season with a 5-8-4 record
Northern Illinois: Jackie Wandt contributed off the bench in the final 3 games of Mid-American conference play. The Huskies topped Bowling Green 2-0, fought in a close 1-1 draw on the road at Eastern Michigan, and played to a 2-2 tie against Western Michigan to end the regular season. The Huskies (3-12-3, 2-6-3 MAC) finished with nine points in conference play and in a four-way tie for the final spot in the upcoming MAC Tournament.
Western Illinois: Western Illinois and Emma Keckeisen had a tough 4-2 loss to South Dakota, despite being up 2 goals after the first half. The Leathernecks fall to 1-5 in Summit League play and 2-13 overall.
Northeastern: Mollie Rosen and Northeastern women's soccer team clinched a CAA playoff berth despite a 3-1 loss to Drexel. They went on to drop a 1-0 decision to Delaware to close out the regular season. The Huskies (11-7-1, 4-4-1 CAA) will be the No. 5 seed in the CAA Championship.