Panthers Unbeaten Streak Ends at Six, Fall to Michigan Tech 2-1

Photo by: Marc Miller
Photo by: Marc Miller

HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Ohio Dominican women's soccer team dropped its first GLIAC match of the season, falling to Michigan Tech, 2-1.

The loss is the first for the Panthers (5-3-1, 2-1-1 GLIAC) since opening weekend and ended ODU's unbeaten streak at six. Michigan Tech (5-1-0, 3-0-0 GLIAC) stayed unbeaten in the GLIAC with the win.

Freshman Allison Pavlik (Cortland, Ohio) scored her third goal of the season and is now tied for the team lead.

The Panthers came out strong early, as Pavlik scored in the 11th minute to give ODU the 1-0 lead. Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the remainder of the first half.

The second half saw the Huskies score two goals in a seven minute span to take a 2-1 victory. Michigan Tech was able to capitalize on a Panther foul which resulted in a penalty kick in the 55th minute to tie the score 1-1. Then in the 62nd minute, the Huskies scored off a set corner piece.

A quartet of Panthers recorded two shots, including Pavlik, senior Jordan Mazzi (Galena, OH), sophomore Madison Baldwin (Zanesville, OH), and freshman Ashley Blake (Hilliard, OH).

Overall, the Panthers and Huskies had equal opportunities at the net, as each side recording 11 shots, with ODU having a 6-5 advantage on shots on goal.

The Panthers will look to get back on track at noon on Sunday as they stay in the Upper Peninsula to face Northern Michigan.

Contact: Tyler Jester

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