Women’s soccer wins league match behind another frierdich brace
For the Gazette
STEVENS POINT – Kati Frierdich (Neenah) notched her second brace in as many matches as the UW-Stevens Point women’s soccer team (6-9-0, 2-2-0) earned a 3-0 win over visiting UW-River Falls (5-8-2, 0-2-1) on Oct. 16.
Frierdich put the Pointers in front in the 11th minute after tapping home a blocked shot attempt by Jessica Camarato (DeForest). In the 41st minute, Madison Culli (Arlington Heights) nearly gave UWSP a 2-0 lead, but her shot hit the post.
UWSP’s search for a second goal nearly came in the 51st minute, but Jacqueline Aleman’s (Lemont) free kick rang off the crossbar.
In the 64th minute, Frierdich converted a UWRF turnover in the box into her second goal of the match for the 2-0 advantage.
Hannah Kroupa (New Berlin) put the match away with a goal in the 86th minute off a corner kick by McKenzie Johnson (Green Bay).
Miranda Nieman (Wisconsin Rapids) posted her second-straight league clean sheet for the Pointers. She made nine saves. UWRF goalkeeper Kaylie Krueger had eight saves.