2007
Women's Soccer streak ends in NAC tournament loss

Women's Soccer streak ends in NAC tournament loss
October 30, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

Benedictine's women's soccer team saw the curtain come down on it's best season in recent memory, falling in the Northern Athletics Conference tournament first round, 1-0, to Concordia University (Wis.). The Eagles end the year with an overall mark of 10-5-1. The loss also snapped BU's 10-match unbeaten streak. Ironically, the streak began with a 2-1 win over CUW in the regular season. The Falcons scored the lone goal of the match - unassisted - at the 53:43 mark. Bemedictine actually out-shot Concordia by a 13-12 margin. CUW goalkeeper Mary Ryan had six saves. Eagles' net-minder Ashley Nielsen had four saves in the loss.

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