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Women’s Soccer Defeated at Ripon

Katherine Nishimoto had Tech's lone assist
Katherine Nishimoto had Tech's lone assist

RIPON, Wis. – The Illinois Tech women's soccer team resumed its season on Saturday, traveling to Ripon College for a 2:00 p.m. match. After an even first half, Ripon used a strong last 45 minutes to beat Tech 4-1.

How it Happened

  • Goalkeeper Elizabeth Bremer made four saves in the first half, allowing Tech to head to halftime tied at 0-0 despite being outshot 5-3.
  • Ripon used a quick offensive flurry to build a 3-0 lead in a span of just six minutes. The Red Hawks scored in the 58th, 62nd, and 64th minutes, all on crosses.
  • The Scarlet Hawks were able to get on the board in the 88th minutes, as Kirsten Robinson scored her first goal of the season on a header off of a Katherine Nishimoto free kick.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Robinson netted Tech's lone goal on her only shot of the match.
  • Nishimoto added the assist.
  • Julia Taliana attempted a team-high six shots and three shots on goal.

Stats to Know

  • Despite the 4-1 final, shots were even at 12-12.
  • Ripon narrowly led in shots on goal (10-9).
  • Tech committed eight fouls compared to Ripon's seven.

Up Next

  • Tech is back at it tomorrow, taking on UW-Stevens Point on the road at 1:00 p.m.