UWS RDP: UWS men suffer late-game lossesVolleyball and women's soccer teams also in action
Minnesota-Morris' Ebrima Badgle scored on a corner kick with 8 seconds remaining to defeat the the University of Wisconsin-Superior men’s soccer team 1-0 Tuesday at Duluth’s Lincoln Middle School.
Connor Iverson had three saves for UWS.
The Yellowjackets (7-5) also gave up two late goals in a 2-0 loss to UW-Oshkosh Saturday at Public Schools Stadium.
Jonathan Stanley and Hans Becker scored in the final nine minutes of the second half to lift UWO past UWS.
Stanley scored at the 81:00 mark and Becker tallied with 47 seconds to play for the Titans (5-1-3).
Matt Elder made four saves for the ’Jackets who host UW-Whitewater at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at PPS.
UWS dominated with a 24-9 edge in total shots, but Cougars goalkeeper Jacob Borash kept the Yellowjackets off the scoreboard with seven saves.
The Yellowjackets fell to 2-8 overall and 0-6 in the WIAC with losses of 6-0 to UW-Stevens Point and 5-1 to UW-Eau Claire. The games were played Saturday and Monday, respectively.
Against the Pointers, Alexandria Paige had seven saves for UWS, which was outshot 7-0.
Kristen Churkey and Mary Burch combined in the shutout for UWSP (6-3), who were led by Angela Gallow’s three goals.
Gina Williams scored three goals in the opening 10 minutes, 17 seconds and added a fourth early in the second half to lead UWEC (6-4-1) past the ’ Jackets.
Mallory Engen scored the lone goal for UWS, which hosts UW-Whitewater at 2 p.m. Saturday at PSS.
The Yellowjackets snapped their three-game skid by going 2-2 at the St. Norbert College Tournament Friday and Saturday in DePere.
UWS (14-7, 0-2 WIAC) defeated Finlandia 3-0 and St. Norbert 3-2, but lost to Carthage and UW-Eau Claire 3-0.
Superior’s Farrah Wirtz was named to the all-tournament team.
Against Finlandia, Emily Kadlec was the biggest contributor for UWS with five kills and 12 digs. She was supported by Elle Niemela, who had 11 assists.
Against Carthage, UWS had 61 digs, 41 of which came from Farrah Wirtz (16), Kitty Tynen (14) and Emily Cole (11). At the net, Jessica Zimmerman had six kills along with Salann Gilberg, who had six kills and four block assists.
The win over St. Norbert was the first five-set victory for the Yellowjackets this season.
UWS played some of its best defense of the year with 97 digs and 14 blocks. Wirtz lead the way with 45 digs. She was backed by Keely Deadrick’s 21 digs and a team-high 44 assists.
For the second time in the tournament Kadlec and Vonasek led the team with 11 kills on 29 attempts each; Gilbert and Nikki Gosson chipped in nine kills apiece and Nicole O’Bryan was one of three Yellowjackets to have three solo blocks.
The UWEC Blugolds proved to be too much for the Yellowjackets as they posted a .387 attacking percentage and 43 digs on the night, compared to the Yellowjackets .000 attack percentage and 28 digs.
The Yellowjackets also had their lowest total kills (11) and assists (14) in any game of the season.
UWS plays at UW-River Falls Wednesday and hosts UW-Oshkosh Friday. Both matches begin at 7 p.m.