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UNI soccer opens season with 2-1 win over Grand View

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UNI soccer opens season with 2-1 win over Grand View

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — UNI Soccer kicked off the 2022 season in type with a 2-1 win towards the Grand View Vikings.

Two penalty kicks and a late purpose have been the highlights in a Panther win throughout their dwelling opener at UNI Soccer Subject. In a sport the place it was tied for all however seven minutes, UNI saved possession and tempo of their favor as they allowed only one shot from the Vikings. 

The Panthers took 19 pictures all through the sport as seven made their approach on purpose. However the first purpose of the sport went to Grand View as Kenzie Langstraat scored on a penalty kick within the thirty sixth minute. The Viking lead would not final for lengthy as junior ahead Lauren Heinsch bought a penalty kick alternative of her personal two minutes later. Heinsch buried the solo shot within the backside proper nook of the online to tie the sport again up within the thirty eighth minute. 

UNI kicked it into excessive gear within the second half taking 12 pictures ensuing within the game-winning purpose. Sophomore midfielder Siri Ott discovered the again of the online within the eighty fifth minute off a nook kick from freshman ahead Sydney Burskey for her first collegiate help. The Panthers would get three extra pictures on purpose earlier than the ultimate horn sounded, taking their first victory of the season 2-1. 

Together with scoring the primary purpose, Heinsch led the way in which on the sector offensively. Heinsch together with freshman Caroline Hazen, and junior Ashley Harrington all tallied three pictures over 90 minutes. On the defensive aspect of the ball, defender Allison Whitaker and midfielder Maddie Celarek spent 90 minutes on the sector. 


The Panthers proceed their non-conference homestand this weekend with a go to from South Dakota on Aug. 21. Kickoff for Sunday’s match towards the Coyotes is about for 1 p.m. from UNI Soccer Subject. 


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