Women’s Soccer Ties 1-1 (2OT) With Saginaw Valley

Women’s Soccer Ties 1-1 (2OT) With Saginaw Valley

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Dominican's women's soccer team finished in a 1-1 draw with Saginaw Valley in a GLIAC contest on Sunday afternoon at Panther Stadium.

ODU (2-3-3, 1-0-1 GLIAC) remains unbeaten in GLIAC play after defeating Northwood 2-1 in its first GLIAC match of the year on Friday night.

The Panthers recorded eight shots on goal for the match and 14 shots overall.

Sophomore Marissa Wierzbicki (Powell, Ohio) started at goalkeeper for the Panthers and recorded two saves and one goal allowed, earning the decision, while junior Kelsey Harris (Mason, Ohio) played the second half and overtime periods at goalie for Ohio Dominican, recording seven saves and no goals allowed.

Freshman Madeline Reimbold (Fort Wayne, Indiana) scored her second goal of the season, giving the Panthers the tying goal they needed in the match. Sophomore Allie Atkinson (Ontario, Ohio) recorded her fourth assist of the year and assisted on a goal in her second-straight match.

Saginaw Valley (6-2-1, 0-1-1 GLIAC) struck first, scoring its lone goal of the match at the 8:55 mark, when Jenny Goethals scored from the far left wing to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead.

But the Panthers answered with a goal scored by Reimbold, assisted by Atkinson at the 36:38 mark, tying the game 1-1, which would hold to the final whistle.

Ohio Dominican will take on Northern Michigan in its next match on Friday, September 30, with kickoff slated for 4 p.m.

Contact: Aaron McPherson