Green Bay Drops 1-0 Decision to Cleveland State

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Release: September 24, 2010
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Green Bay travels to Youngstown State Sunday.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's soccer team (2-5-2, 0-1-0 Horizon League) opened conference play Friday night with a 1-0 loss at Cleveland State (5-4-2, 1-0-0) at Krenzler Field. The result marked the fourth consecutive 1-0 loss for the Phoenix.

"We struggled a bit in the first half, but the positive is that we played much better in the second period," Green Bay head coach Trevor Warren said. "I thought we did a much better job controlling the possession after halftime, but we just couldn't make the final pass to create scoring chances. We've just got to keep working, make some adjustments and hopefully the goals will come."

The Vikings got on the scoreboard in the 33rd minute when senior midfielder Sylvia Olsby scored her second goal of the season off a deflection in front of the net. Freshman forward Nikki Bevilacqua was credited with the assist on the play.

The Phoenix, which entered the contest as the NCAA leaders in team save percentage (93.3 percent), was outshot 8-5. Cleveland State also had a 3-0 advantage in shots on goal.

Maddie Drusch (Appleton, Wis.) made a pair of saves while allowing her fifth goal of the season. Drusch and the Phoenix have still not allowed more than a single goal in any contest this year, as each of Green Bay's five losses was by a 1-0 score.

Green Bay wraps up its four-match road swing when it takes on Youngstown State (2-7-0) on Sunday at noon. The Phoenix then returns home for its annual alumni game on Friday, Oct. 8 against Butler.

SCHEDULE
Wednesday, August 10
Women's Soccer 
vs. Viterbo (Exhibition)
6:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 14
Women's Soccer 
vs. Cardinal Stritch (Exhibition)
6:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , August 19
Women's Soccer 
vs. Loyola
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 21
Women's Soccer 
vs. Akron
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Thursday , August 25
Women's Soccer 
vs. Southeast Missouri
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 28
Women's Soccer 
vs. Air Force
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , September 02
Women's Soccer 
vs. Eastern Michigan
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , September 04
Women's Soccer 
at Illinois State
1:00 PM
Normal, Ill.
 
Sunday , September 11
Women's Soccer 
vs. South Dakota State
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , September 16
Women's Soccer 
vs. Northern Kentucky
6:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , September 24
Women's Soccer 
at Wright State
6:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
Wednesday, September 28
Women's Soccer 
at UIC
7:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
Saturday , October 01
Women's Soccer 
vs. Valparaiso
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 08
Women's Soccer 
vs. Detroit
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 15
Women's Soccer 
at Oakland
6:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
 
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