Women's Soccer
Record: 6-6-1 Home: 2-2-1 Away: 4-4 Neutral: 0-0 KCAC: 3-3-1
Photo by Tracy Adams
Photo by Tracy Adams
(15)Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Women's Soccer - Sat, Oct. 7, 2017

LINDSBORG, Kan. – The Swedes women's soccer team battled today against the No. 15 Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles. The Swedes defense was very active as they were able to hold off the Eagles for the entirety of the first period. 

The Swede's backline worked hard today with strong defensive efforts from seniors Shannon Markey, Samantha Walleck, Rachel Sianez, and sophomore Kylie Young. Both Swedes goalkeepers were strong on defense throughout the majority of the game as well combining for five saves. The Swedes kept the Eagles scoreless until the 50th minute on a goal from Kayla Beaver. The Eagles would go on to score twice more in the match on goals from Marjolen Nekesa and Kaja Cremin in the 60th minute and the 64th minute respectively.  The Swede's defense then held the Eagles scoreless for the remaining twenty-four minutes. The Swede's offense had a couple scoring opportunities but the Eagle's goalkeeper came up big with six saves.

For the Swedes, freshman goalkeeper, Jordan Wells collected four saves on the night while sophomore goalkeeper, Destinee Wells also had one.


Up Next . . . 

The Swedes host Southwestern on Wednesday, October 11th, kickoff for the match is set for 5pm.