Sunday, August 28, 2011

Milwaukee v. Saint Louis Match Report

Milwaukee 3, Saint Louis 0
Aug. 28, 2011 – Engelmann Stadium (Milwaukee, Wis.)

Woman of the Match: Jamie Forbes. Jamie made four saves, including a pair of key stops. In the first half, after a free kick rocked the cross bar, she stopped the rebound to keep the game scoreless. It was a clutch save to maintain the momentum in a 0-0 game. Then, with the game in hand, she made a sprawling save to keep the Billikens off the board.

NOTES: This was the first-ever meeting between Milwaukee and Saint Louis ... Both of Kelly Lewers' goals have come as game-winners on back-to-back Sundays ... they were also assisted on by fellow freshmen ... Keara Thompson is now up to 10th in school history with 42 career points ... she is also up to 16 career assists ... Thompson and Sarah Hagen have teams on 18 goals in their careers ... Hagen now has 72 career goals and 162 career points ... Laurel Ragalie's goal was the 11th of her career, third-most among active players on the team ... the Panthers went 2-0 in the Milwaukee Cup for the fifth time, taking second on goal differential for the second time ... Milwaukee is now 10-1-2 in its last 13 games in the tournament ... UWM last started the season 4-0 in 2008, the year they started a school-record best 6-0 ... the shutout was the 11th of Forbes' career.

Iron Woman Watch (Played every minute this season): 360 minutes (Gillaspie, Kauffung, Forbes)

Up Next: The Panthers head to Minneapolis for the Minnesota Gold Classic next weekend. They play Iowa State Friday and host Minnesota Sunday.