Senior midfielder Protus Babaya scored on an assist from Josh Bellamy in double overtime to lift Wisconsin-Superior to a 3-2 UMAC victory over Northwestern Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in college men’s soccer before 112 at Reynolds Field in Roseville, Minnesota.
Koby Wesselink and Samuel Hendry staked Northwestern to the early lead before the Yellowjackets came back with a goal just before the half by former Superior Spartan Alex Hanson, who was assisted by his brother Blake Hanson; then Babaya knotted it up 2-2 at 71:37 on a penalty kick.
That’s how it would stay until Babaya scored his team-leading 10th goal of the season at 103:43.
Alex Paredes made five saves for the Yellowjackets (6-6 overall, 6-1 UMAC) while Austin Gunkel had 13 saves for the Eagles (3-5-1, 2-3-1).
UWS stays in the Twin Cities for a UMAC contest against North Central at 1 p.m. Saturday in Minneapolis.
Wilson, Yellowjackets blank Eagles
Jenna Lang had the 10-save shutout as Wisconsin-Superior stayed unbeaten in conference play while handing Northwestern its first UMAC loss with a 3-0 victory in college women’s soccer before 182 at Reynolds Field.
Niya Wilson had a goal and an assist for the Yellowjackets (8-3 overall, 6-0 UMAC), who host Northland at 2 p.m. Tuesday after Saturday’s UMAC contest against North Central was postponed.
Ellie Fryer had two saves for the Eagles (5-5, 5-1).
Eagles sweep Yellowjackets
Abby Glanzer had 15 kills to lead No. 16 Northwestern to a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-11) UMAC victory over Wisconsin-Superior in college volleyball before 84 at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium in Superior.
Sydney Schwitters added 39 set assists and Marylyn Schroyer had 22 digs for the Eagles (16-3 overall, 6-0 UMAC).
Alexie Pryd had eight kills, Kielan LaPlante had three blocks, Megan Holz had 12 set assists and Jenna Anderson and Cassy Teff had 13 and 12 digs, respectively, to lead the Yellowjackets (5-13, 3-3).
UWS stays at the Mertz for a UMAC contest at 1 p.m. Saturday against North Central.