Kenosha, Wis. – Northern Michigan University Women's Soccer scored the first goal of the game but ended up falling to the University of Wisconsin Parkside in a nonconference matchup.
| SCORING FIRST
The Wildcats found the net first to take a 1-0 lead just 20 minutes into the game. Sophomore Caroline Halonen (Hartland, Mich.) provided a pass to senior Jamie Montgomery (Gaithersburg, Md.) to give NMU a 1-0 lead at the 20:43 mark.
It was the second goal of the season for Montgomery while Halonen recorded her second assist this year.
However, the Rangers managed to score a minute later to tie the match, then were successful on a penalty kick to give the hosts a 2-1 victory.
| STAT LEADERS
Halonen finished the day with five shots while Montgomery and senior Gaelin Hirabayashi (Ijamsville, Md.) both had two. As a team, NMU tallied 14 shots, outshooting the Rangers 14-13. NMU also ended up with seven corner kicks while Parkside only had one opportunity from the corner.
In goal, junior Brianna Frontuto (Luxemburg, Wis.) posted five saves.
| UP NEXT
The Wildcats now return home for more nonconference action as they host Parkside in a rematch on Friday, September 27 at 4 p.m. The team then hosts Purdue University Northwest on Sunday, September 29 at 1 p.m. Both games will be played on the NMU Soccer Field.