In what has become a common theme this year, the Washington University women’s soccer team called upon the foot of senior Olivia Lillegraven to inject much-needed offense—and for the fourth and fifth time this season she provided, netting two goals in six minutes and leading the Bears to a 3-1 victory over No. 23 Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon.
In a tight defensive struggle where offense was hard to find, junior Katie Chandler scored in the 84th minute to lift the No. 12 Washington University women’s soccer team over No. 4 Illinois Wesleyan University 1-0 on Saturday afternoon at Francis Field.
Blink and you miss it. With the No. 22 Washington University women’s soccer team trailing Wartburg College 0-1 in the second half, senior Olivia Lillegraven scored two goals within 48 seconds. That would be all of the offense for the Red and Green as Wash. U. would go on to win 2-1 in the Saturday afternoon home game.
In their first game of the season on Tuesday night, the No. 22 Washington University women’s soccer team bombarded Greenville College with 33 shots on their way to trouncing the Panthers in a 5-0 victory.
By conceding a goal in the final minute of a scoreless game, the Washington University women’s soccer season ended on the Bears’ home field in devastating fashion for the second straight year.
Fresh off its 1-0 victory over the University of Chicago, the Washington University women’s soccer team will host the NCAA first- and second-round games for the fourth consecutive season this weekend at Francis Field. The Bears begin their postseason quest when they battle No. 25 University of Puget Sound on Saturday at 11 a.m.
The No. 17 Bears held on to defeat the No. 11 Maroons by a score of 1-0 to finish their regular season with a 13-3-2 overall record and a 3-3-1 in the University Athletic Association.
After allowing four goals all season, the No. 5 Washington University women’s soccer team’s typically reliable defense conceded five goals in two losses this weekend at Francis Field.
Coming off a 1-0 shutout win over previously undefeated and No. 4 Carnegie Mellon University last weekend, Washington University’s women’s soccer team lacked similar execution this weekend.
The No. 2 Bears struggled defensively in a 2-1 loss at Case Western Reserve University on Friday before bouncing back to blank the University of Rochester, 1-0, on Sunday.
Playing against its third top-10 opponent in four games, the Washington University women’s soccer team defeated previously undefeated No. 4 Carnegie Mellon University 1-0 behind a smothering defensive effort on the road Saturday.