Phoenix Drops 3-0 Decision at Wright State

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Release: October 22, 2010
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Chelsea Colling led the Phoenix in shots Friday night.

DAYTON, Ohio (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay women's soccer team (3-9-3, 1-5-1 Horizon League) dropped a 3-0 decision on the road to Wright State (9-8-0, 4-3-0 Horizon League) Friday night at Alumni Field. With the loss, the Phoenix falls out of contention for one of the six spots in the 2010 Horizon League Tournament.

"We came out too sluggish in the early part of the first half and were punished for it," Phoenix head coach Trevor Warren said. "As the game wore on we got more into the game and it was much more even. The girls played hard and never gave up or let me down."

The Raiders got on the scoreboard early with a goal by junior midfielder Sara Palermo in the seventh minute of action. Wright State followed with another quick strike when junior midfielder Brittany Persaud scored in the 20th minute to take a 2-0 lead into halftime. Palermo's goal was her first of the season, while it was the sixth goal of the year for Persaud.

Persaud was also involved in Wright State's third and final goal when she found sophomore defender Lauren Patterson on a corner kick in the 66th minute. The goal was Patterson's fourth of the season.

Green Bay was outshot 14-8 in the contest, including 5-2 in shots on goal. Phoenix junior Chelsea Colling (Appleton, Wis.) led the Phoenix with three shots, including one on goal.

The Phoenix returns home for its regular season finale on Sunday against Detroit. Sunday will be Senior Day for Green Bay, as the team's five seniors will be honored prior to kickoff.
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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
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Women's Soccer 
vs. Valparaiso
7:00 PM
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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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