Late Scoring Helps No. 19 Marquette Defeat Louisville, 2-0
Sept. 28, 2012
MILWAUKEE - It took 71 minutes, but the No. 19 Marquette women's soccer team (8-2-1, 4-0-0) scored two goals in an 11-minute period to defeat Louisville (7-3-1, 2-2-1) 2-0 on Friday evening at Valley Fields.
Sophomore Mary Luba scored the game's first goal, which proved to be the game winner as she shot the ball into the left corner of the net off of a touch from junior Emily Jacobson in the 71st minute. It was Luba's second goal of the season.
It was Jacobson scoring in the 82nd minute as she turned a free kick into a goal on a shot from about 45 yards away from the net, which put the Golden Eagles on top, 2-0. This was Jacobson's second career goal.
Despite the late scoring, MU dominated possession of the ball and owned a 25-8 edge on shots, including an 11-2 margin in the first period. The Golden Eagles kept Louisville's goalkeeper Chloe Kiefer busy as she finished with eight saves.
In net, freshman Amanda Engel recorded her fifth victory for MU as she tallied three saves.
Marquette recorded its fourth consecutive shutout and eighth this season. The Golden Eagles have not allowed a goal since their BIG EAST opener at Pittsburgh on Sept. 13.
MU will return to Valley Fields on Sunday, Sept. 30 and host Cincinnati. Kick-off is slated for 1:00 p.m. CT.