Concordia falls short at Wayne State College

Wayne State College held a 30-7 shot advantage and scored five goals in the first half to cruise past Concordia by the score of 5-2 on Saturday afternoon in Wayne.  Wayne State moved to 1-1 on the year with the win, while Concordia slipped to 2-1 with the loss. 

Liz Israelsen connected on a goal to give Wayne State an early 1-0 lead in the seventh minute.  Mikayla Comba added a goal for WSC less than a minute later following a corner kick to put the Wildcats in front by the score of 2-0. 

Concordia responded quickly to tie the game at 2-2.  Kelly Ross scored in the 12th minute to put the Bulldogs on the board.  Jordan Donohoue scored her second goal of the season off an assist by Hannah Denk to tie the game in the 17th minute. 

A goal by Stephanie Bright and two goals by Megan Dias put Wayne State in control heading into halftime.  Concordia managed just one shot in the second half, and the Wildcats secured the victory. 

Ariel Harris (2-1) made 10 saves but allowed the five goals to suffer her first loss of the season.  Emily Walker made three saves and allowed two goals in net for Wayne State.

Concordia hosts Benedictine College on Monday.  Action begins at 4 pm at Bulldog Stadium.