Women’s Soccer Travels to Madison Sunday

Junior Morgan Proffitt.
April 28, 2016

MILWAUKEE – The Marquette women’s soccer team will travel to Madison on Sunday, May 1 to go up against Northwestern at 11 a.m. followed by a 12:30 p.m. match against Wisconsin.

Last Sunday, the Golden Eagles drew 2-2 with Valparaiso at Valley Fields. Morgan Proffitt got Marquette on the scoreboard right before halftime to cut Valparaiso’s lead to 2-1 after the Crusaders scored the match’s first two goals. Freshman midfielder Leah Celarek then netted the game-tying goal in the 83rd minute.

The Last Meeting
Northwestern1
Marquette0
August 24, 2014
Valley Fields
No. 15 Golden Eagles fall to Northwestern, 1-0
The No. 15/16 Marquette University women's soccer team (1-1) fell to the Northwestern Wildcats 1-0 Sunday evening at Valley Fields. The Golden Eagles suffered their first defeat in a regular season match at home since a 1-0 loss to New Mexico in 2010.

The Last Meeting
Wisconsin2  
Marquette2MU, 5-4, PKs
November 14, 2010
Valley Fields
No. 12/9 Women's Soccer Advances to the NCAA Championship Third Round on Penalty Kicks
The No. 12/9 Marquette University women's soccer team advanced to the NCAA Championship Third Round for the second time in school history after edging Wisconsin, 5-4, in penalty kicks Sunday afternoon at Valley Fields. Both squads were even at 2-2 following regulation and two overtime periods.

Northwestern finished its 2015 fall season with a 14-6-2 record led by junior Addie Steiner who had 21 points on seven goals and seven assists. The Wildcats were eliminated by Michigan 1-0 in their first game of the Big Ten Tournament. The last time Marquette and Northwestern met was in 2014 at Valley Fields with the Wildcats claiming the 1-0 victory.

The Badgers finished last season with an 11-6-3 record. Midfielder Rose Lavelle led the team with 17 points, finishing with seven goals and three assists. Lavelle and MU’s Morgan Proffitt will each be absent from the pitch on Sunday afternoon as both are competing at the United States U-23 Women’s National Team training camp in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Golden Eagles and Badgers last met during the fall in an exhibition game, finishing with a 1-1 draw.


 

 

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