DEARBORN, Mich.- The University of Michigan-Dearborn women's soccer team returned to action with two WHAC contests this past Friday, on the road against the Concordia University Cardinals and at home on Wednesday against the Cornerstone University Golden Eagles.
On Friday (10/8) afternoon, the first half between the Wolverines and the Cardinals would end scoreless, however CUAA would break the tie in the 59th minute when Kiera Savage found the back of the net. The Wolverines would press in the second half, but would fall, 1-0.
Amber Festian would get the start in goal, making fours saves in the game.
CUAA would hold the edge in shots, 15-7 and corner kicks, 6-0.
Last night, it appeared that UM-Dearborn would take a one goal lead into the half, however a delayed offside was called, disallowing the Wolverine tally. UM-Dearborn would put together a strong second half trying to break the scoreless tie, however the Golden Eagles would find the back of the net in the 73rd minute when Arianna Rau would connect off of a Julie Gouilliart pass. Despite a push from the Wolverine offense, Cornerstone would escape with the 1-0 win. The two defeats drops UM-Dearborn to 1-6-1 overall and 0-5-1 in the WHAC.
Festian would start this game as well, making six quality saves in the game.
The Golden Eagles held the edge in shots, 15-8 and corner kicks, 4-2.
The Wolverines return to action against the Aquinas College Saints at 7pm Wednesday, October 20th at AQ Athletic Field in Grand Rapids, Mich.
NOTE: Photo used from previous season.