PNW Women’s Soccer Falls 2-0 to Davenport in Season Finale
HAMMOND, Ind. – Junior Shelby Ross (Marquette, Mich./Columbus North) had three shots, including one on goal, for the Purdue Northwest women’s soccer team, but the Pride dropped their regular season finale, 2-0, to Davenport University (Mich.) Friday at Pepsi Field in Dowling Park in Hammond, Ind. Junior Kelley Sharp (Seymour, Ind./Seymour) played the entire game in goal for PNW and finished with four saves.
DU jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the game’s third minute when Alayna Hilgendorf scored from 10 yards out off an assist by Imanie Richards. The Pride tightened up the defense and still trailed 1-0 at the end of the first half. In the 57th minute, the Panthers added to their lead with an unassisted goal from the left side by Meg Wisinski.
Prior to the game, the PNW women’s soccer program honored the four seniors on its 2017 roster with a special ceremony on the field in recognition of Senior Day. The senior class included: Christina Kotas (Alsip, Ill./Alan B. Shepard), Yvette Hernandez (Aurora, Ill./College of DuPage/West Chicago), Tiffani Kotas (Alsiip, Ill./Alan B. Shepard) and Amari Andrews (Dolton, Ill./South Suburban CC/Thornwood).
Purdue Northwest (0-15-0 overall/0-10-0 GLIAC) has completed its 2017 season and did not qualify for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Women’s Soccer Tournament.