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Monday July 22, 2024
Northern Women's Soccer Cuises In GLIAC Playoffs

This story was written by NMU Sports Information

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The Northern Michigan University women's soccer team took care of business in the Superior Dome Monday evening, defeating the Purdue Northwest Pride 3-0 and securing home-field advantage for the remainder of the playoffs.

The 'Cats came out on the front foot to start the match, with Molly Pistorius scoring 25 seconds in. It was all 'Cats in the first half after the goal, as they would go on to outshoot the Pride 11-0 in the first half, with five on target.

The Wildcats continued its strong play in the second half, with goals coming from Pistorius and Angelina Perritano to give the 'Cats a three-goal cushion. Jillian Thompson made two saves en route to her 13th shutout of the season, and the 'Cats came away victorious.

The Wildcats now improve to 14-1-4 overall with a 7-0-3 home record, and the Pride fall to 2-13-3 as its season came to a close.

Molly Pistorius scored twice, her third multi-goal game of the season and GLIAC leading 12th goal. Angelina Perritano scored the third goal of the evening, moving her goal total to three with two in her last four games. Both Sami Brown and Caitlyn Trombley registered assists on the evening.. Jillian Thompson recorded her GLIAC leading 13th shutout and 13th win on the season, continuing her climb up the NMU record books.

The Wildcats out shot the Pride 23-5, with 11 to two on target. The 'Cats recorded six corner kicks to the Prides' two. PNW was issued a red card in the dying minutes of the match.

The Wildcats now improve to 7-0-3 at home this season.

The Wildcats will host the remainder of the GLIAC playoffs, with the Wildcats hosting the Ferris State Bulldogs on Friday, November 10, at 3 p.m.

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