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Univ. of Saint Mary
York College
Women's Soccer - Thu, Oct. 12, 2017

The Saint Mary women's soccer team improved their record to 6-5-1 on the season and 2-3 in KCAC play with a 3-2 win over York on Wednesday. York entered the match in fourth place of the KCAC Standings with a 2-1-1 record in KCAC play. The Spires now sit in a seventh place tie with McPherson.

Megan McMillen opened the scoring for the Spires just 4:24 into the match with a strike to the back side off an assist from Molly Devine. Just over three minutes later, the Spires netted their second goal. This time it was Courtney Callahan slipping the ball past the York goalkeeper to give Saint Mary the 2-0 lead. York would cut the deficit to one goal in the 20th minute to finish the scoring the in the first half.

A little over 10 minutes into the second half, McMillen provided her second goal of the match. McMillen drove the ball over the keeper's head into the back of the net from 35 yards out to give Saint Mary a 3-1 advantage. York tightened things with another goal in the 74th minute, but the Spires prevailed 3-2.

Jessica Ramirez played all 90 minutes in goal making four saves in the win. Saint Mary was outshot 20-18, but the Spires had a 14-9 advantage in shots on goal. Saint Mary also had three more corner opportunities than the Panthers.

The women's soccer team heads to Winfield, KS where they will take on Southwestern Saturday at 4:30pm. Southwestern is 4-7-1 on the season and 1-3-1 in KCAC play.