Yellowjackets report: Babaya stays hot in leading UWS past Martin Luther
Senior midfielder records hat track and two goalies combine for the UMAC shutout.
Reigning UMAC offensive player of the week Protus Babaya continued where he left off by scoring a hat trick to lead Wisconsin-Superior to a 7-0 victory over Martin Luther in men’s soccer action Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, before 99 in New Ulm, Minnesota.
Babaya, a senior midfielder from Elk River, Minnesota, recorded the first three goals of the game with tallies at 4:15, 8:56 and 24:08 to put the Yellowjackets comfortably ahead. Babaya now has a team-leading 13 goals on the season.
Four more UWS players scored and Payton Anderson and Alex Paredes combined on the two-save shutout for UWS (8-6 overall, 8-1 UMAC).
Michael Friesenegger had eight saves for Martin Luther (2-10, 1-8).
UWS, which has won three straight, plays another UMAC contest at 3:30 p.m. against Bethany Lutheran in nearby Mankato, Minnesota.
Vosburg, UWS pulls past Knights
Esko High School product Tori Vosburg had a goal and an assist as Wisconsin-Superior stayed unbeaten in UMAC play with a 4-1 victory over Martin Luther in women’s soccer before 67 in New Ulm.
After no scoring in the first half, Allison Alessi got UWS on the scoreboard with a goal at 58:50.
Vosburg, a sophomore defender, scored her first goal of the season at 62:34.
Ava Giswold and Kenzie Oehlerking added insurance goals and Jenna Lang had four saves for the Yellowjackets (10-3 overall, 8-0 UMAC), who have won eight straight.
Grace Sievert had nine saves for the Knights (3-9-1, 2-6-1).
UWS continues UMAC play against Bethany Lutheran at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mankato.
Teff leads Yellowjackets past Vikings
Cassy Teff had 17 kills, 17 set assists and 18 digs to lead Wisconsin-Superior to a 3-1 (25-23, 21-25, 25-16, 25-17) victory over Bethany Lutheran in UMAC volleyball action before 59 at Mertz Mortorelli Gym in Superior.
Alexie Pryd (16) and Maiana Stark (11) were also in double digits in kills, Kaylin Plautz had four blocks, Megan Holz had 24 set assists and Jenna Anderson led all players with 39 digs for the Yellowjackets (8-13 overall, 6-3 UMAC).
Alexis Morsching had 14 kills to lead the Vikings (4-17, 2-7).
Next up for UWS, which has won three straight, is a 1 p.m. Saturday UMAC contest with Martin Luther at Mertz Mortorelli Gym.