By Rachel Buck (@GBRachel)
GREEN BAY vs. NORTHERN ILLINOIS
When: Friday, September 13, 4 p.m.
Where: Aldo Santaga Stadium, Green Bay, Wis.
The Green Bay women’s soccer team returns to Santaga Stadium to take on Northern Illinois on Friday at 4 p.m. NIU leads the all-time series, 9-6-2.
The Phoenix plays four of its next five matches at Santaga Stadium, less a trip to Madison next Wednesday evening. Green Bay is 2-2-3 on the season, but a clean 2-0 at home this year. Hekla Palmadottir (Akranes, Iceland) leads the team with two goals and three assists, and Heidi Hartmann (Plymouth, Minn.) follows with a goal and three assists in addition to a team-best 13 shots on goal.
In net, Katy Pilarzyk (Madison, Wis.) and Nastacia Behle (St. Paul, Mo.) have shared time, posting a combined 1.30 goals-against average and a .722 save percentage.
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NIU enters the weekend 2-3-0, most recently dropping consecutive matches to South Dakota and South Dakota State. Nicole Gobbo has started every match and leads the team with two goals, while six other Huskies have found the net once. In net, Amy Carr has started all five matches, posting a 1.93 goals-against average and a .677 save percentage.
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