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.

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Sunday , August 09
Women's Soccer 
vs. Viterbo (Exhibition)
2:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Wednesday, August 12
Women's Soccer 
vs. Northern Illinois (Exhibition)
6:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , August 21
Women's Soccer 
at Northern Iowa
7:00 PM
at Cedar Falls, Iowa (Cedar Valley Soccer Complex)
 
Sunday , August 23
Women's Soccer 
at South Dakota State
1:00 PM
at Brookings, S.D. (Fishback Soccer Park)
 
Friday , August 28
Women's Soccer 
vs. St. Mary's (Calif.)
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , September 04
Women's Soccer 
at North Dakota
4:00 PM
at Grand Forks, N.D. (Ellig Sports Complex)
 
Sunday , September 06
Women's Soccer 
at South Dakota
12:00 PM
at Vermillion, S.D. (USD Soccer Complex)
 
Friday , September 11
Women's Soccer 
vs. Chicago State
3:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Sunday , September 13
Women's Soccer 
vs. Eastern Washington
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , September 18
Women's Soccer 
at Detroit
2:00 PM
at Detroit, Mich. (Titan Field)
 
Sunday , September 20
Women's Soccer 
at Eastern Michigan
12:00 PM
at Ypsilanti, Mich. (Scicluna Field)
 
Saturday , September 26
Women's Soccer 
vs. Oakland
6:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Wednesday, September 30
Women's Soccer 
at Milwaukee
7:00 PM
at Milwaukee, Wis. (Engelmann Stadium)
 
Saturday , October 03
Women's Soccer 
vs. Cleveland State
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Saturday , October 10
Women's Soccer 
at Youngstown State
12:00 PM
at Youngstown, Ohio (Farmers National Bank Field)
 
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