Montana falls to Northern Colorado, 2-1



The University of Montana women's soccer team had its four game winning streak snapped, falling to conference newcomer, Northern Colorado, 2-1, Sunday, Oct. 8, in Missoula, Mont.

The Bears (5-8-0, 1-1-0) got on the board first in the ninth minute after Teresa Prais got by two Griz defenders and sent a cross to Marcie Johnson. Johnson scored off the cross as freshman goalkeeper Grace Harris was caught out of position.

The Grizzlies, who held a 5-0 advantage in corner kicks, tied the game up at 1-1 after senior Kelly Fullerton headed in the ball off a corner kick from sophomore Meghan Chambers.

Marcie Johnson scored her second goal, and the game winner, off a turnover by the Griz defense in the 55th minute.

Senior Lindsay Winans took a team-high six shots for the Grizzlies. Winans became the career leader in shots at Montana with 211. The previous mark was held by Karen Hardy (1995-98).

Seniors MacKenzie Murphy and Kristina Lamberty also had three shots apiece for the Griz.

Teresa Prais had a team-high six shots for the Bears.

Harris, who had allowed a goal in 378 minutes, made two saves and allowed two goals for the Grizzlies.

Chrissy Marvin made three saves and allowed one goal for the Bears.

Montana was caught offside four times to Northern Colorado's zero. The Bears also committed 11 fouls to the Grizzlies nine.

 

 

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