Winona State dominates Rangers, but fall 1-0 on the road

Box Score KENOSHA, Wis. — The Winona State University women’s soccer team had the advantage in almost every possible statistical category in their matchup with the University of Wisconsin Parkside on Sunday, Sept. 4, but the host Rangers were able to make a first half standing goal after 90 minutes, giving the Warriors a 1-0 loss.

Winona State held a 19-9 shooting advantage, earned seven corner kicks to UWP’s only one, and held possession for most of the game. Unfortunately for WSU, UW-Parkside’s Alexis Bolger goal in the tenth minute was the deciding factor in the game, which was held in front of 300 fans at Wood Road Field in Kenosha.

WSU goaltender Alyson Jumper made three saves in her first start of 2022 and Warrior teammate Grace Seim led head coach Matt Kellogg’s offense, hitting three shots – two to the goal – in the day. Sarah Strating also put two efforts on the in-game frame for the visitors. However, Parkside keeper Kelsey Gross stopped all eight Winona State shots on goal and the home side successfully defended all seven Warrior corners. Both teams got an equal number of fouls, at seven on each side, and Winona State held a 5-0 second-half shooting advantage.

With the victory, Wisconsin Parkside extended its winning streak against Winona State to three straight wins; The UWP handed the Warriors a 2-1 loss in 2019 and a 3-1 loss in 2021. Winona State saw their unbeaten run to start the year cut short at two games and will now take a record 2 -1 at its 2022 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. (NSIC) schedule.

WSU will begin conference play on Friday, September 9 when it travels to the University of Sioux Falls. Winona State and USF are scheduled to kick off at 2 p.m. on Bob Young Field in Sioux Falls.

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