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  • Women's soccer: Golden Eagles win first of the season, 3-2 over Sioux Falls

  • UMC is now to 1-8-1 overall and 1-5-1 in the NSIC.
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  • Minnesota, Crookston won its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference match of the season Sunday with a 3-2 road victory over Sioux Falls. The Golden Eagles lost 4-0 on Saturday to Southwest Minnesota State.
    UMC is now to 1-8-1 overall and 1-5-1 in the NSIC.
    The Golden Eagles return to NSIC action on Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday Oct. 7 when they host Northern State and MSU Moorhead respectively. Saturday's match begins at 11 a.m. while Sunday's begins at 1 p.m.
    UMC @ USF
    Golden Eagle senior defender Amanda Cook scored off a corner kick by senior defender Megan Flynn at the 66:38 mark, scoring the game-winning goal.
    The Sioux Falls Cougars took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Mikenna Greathouse at the 13:22 mark but Minnesota, Crookston answered about three minutes later on a goal by junior defender Rachel Halligan.
    The Golden Eagles took a 2-1 lead when Halligan scored again at the 58:12 mark on an assist from Flynn.
    Following Cook's goal to give the Golden Eagles a 3-1 lead, Sioux Falls scored at the 75:49 mark with Greathouse's second goal.
    Minnesota, Crookston sophomore goalkeeper Ashleigh Erdmann, a Crookston native, recorded nine saves in the contest. The Cougars' Samantha Maybon recorded two saves.
    UMC @ SMSU
    The Mustangs scored a pair of goals in each half to defeat the Golden Eagles.
    Sophomore goalkeeper Drew Underdahl recorded four saves in net for Minnesota, Crookston. Southwest Minnesota State goalkeepers recorded six saves in the contest.
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