Green Bay Falls to Milwaukee 1-0 in Overtime

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Release: October 16, 2010
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Corey Arno and the Phoenix travel to face Loyola on Tuesday.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's soccer team (2-8-3, 0-4-1 Horizon League) dropped a hard-fought battle against in-state rival Milwaukee (8-5-2, 4-1-0 Horizon League) Friday night. The Panthers scored the lone goal in the 100th minute of action.

The Phoenix went into the match with a defensive mindset, attempting to contain junior forward Sarah Hagan and Milwaukee's high-scoring offense.

"I'm really proud of the way the girls played tonight against a very talented Milwaukee team," Phoenix head coach Trevor Warren said. "It was a gutsy performance, we stuck to our game plan and we were very close to sending it to the second overtime period."

Milwaukee junior Keara Thompson scored the game-winner just seconds before the first overtime period ended following a cross on a free kick from senior Nicole Sperl. Hagan led the Panthers with a game high eight shots, including three on goal.

Phoenix goalkeeper Maddie Drusch (Appleton, Wis.) kept Green Bay within striking distance throughout the night. Drusch saved a total of nine Panther shots, as Milwaukee outshot the Phoenix 27-4.

Green Bay is back in action on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at Loyola.

---GreenBayPhoenix.com---

SCHEDULE
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Sunday , August 10
Women's Soccer 
vs. Viterbo (Scrimmage)
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Monday , August 18
Women's Soccer 
vs. Olivet Nazarene (Scrimmage)
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , August 22
Women's Soccer 
vs. IUPUI
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 24
Women's Soccer 
vs. Ball State
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , August 29
Women's Soccer 
vs. Northern Iowa
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , August 31
Women's Soccer 
vs. North Dakota
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , September 05
Women's Soccer 
at Chicago State
TBA
Chicago, Ill.
 
Sunday , September 07
Women's Soccer 
at Loyola
4:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
 
Thursday , September 11
Women's Soccer 
vs. DePaul
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , September 14
Women's Soccer 
at Eastern Illinois
TBA
Charleston, Ill.
 
Wednesday, September 17
Women's Soccer 
at Northern Illinois
TBA
DeKalb, Ill.
 
Sunday , September 21
Women's Soccer 
at Western Illinois
12:00 PM
Macomb, Ill.
 
Saturday , September 27
Women's Soccer 
at Oakland
TBA
Rochester, Mich.
 
Saturday , October 04
Women's Soccer 
at Wright State
TBA
Dayton, Ohio
 
Wednesday, October 08
Women's Soccer 
vs. Milwaukee
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
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