PAINESVILLE, Ohio—The Lake Erie College women's soccer team (1-5, 0-2 GLIAC) were unable to hold onto a first half lead, dropping the match to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) opponent Northern Michigan University(2-4, 1-1 GLIAC), 2-1, on Sunday (Sept.16) at the Jack Britt Memorial Stadium.
The game remained scoreless until the 40th minute of the first half. After a Storm corner kick from sophomore Meghan Ambrose (Lyndhurst, Ohio) bounced around Northern Michigan goalie's box, sophomore Payten Biskupski (Bay City, Mich./Bay City Central) put a head on the ball, and snuck it past Wildcats' goalie Shelby Conrad for her first goal of the season, putting Lake Erie up 1-0 heading into the half.
The Wildcats tied the game up with a header from Tiffany Trembley at the 11th minute of the second half. Northern Michigan added another goal nine minutes later, as Tevun Sellers got behind the Storm defense and beat junior goalkeeper Megan Bladacci (Cavecreek, Ariz./Cactus Shadows) from seven yards out to put the Wildcats up 2-1. The Storm had an opportunity tie the game in the 36th minute, but the Wildcat defense blocked multiple Storm shots from within 10 yards, and hold on to win the match 2-1.
The Storm return to the pitch Friday, Sept. 21st, visiting first-year GLIAC member Malone University (1-3, 0-1 GLIAC) at the Pioneer Soccer Field in Canton, Ohio at 1p.m.