Mountain Lions Beat Southwest Minnesota, Even Record at 1-1

By Doug Fitzgerald published September 5, 2010

MARSHALL, Minn. - Julia Saenz had a goal and an assist to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 2-0 victory over the Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs at Mattke Field.

Josi Talbot (formerly Josi Heer) opened the scoring for the Mountain Lions with a goal in the 20th minute. Kristin Preble and Saenz each got an assist on the score.

Saenz added her goal in the 71st minute, getting a straight-on opportunity on SWMSU goalkeeper Kendra Olchefske. Candace Buckles and Meghan Royer were awarded assists on the play.

Olchefske had 15 saves and the Mountain Lions put 17 of their 29 shots on goal. The match was the season opener for the Mustangs.

Freshman Kelly Schroeder had 11 saves and recorded her first career shutout for UCCS, which improved to 1-1.

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Kristin PrebleKristin Preble23D/M
Josi TalbotJosi Talbot5U
Meghan RoyerMeghan Royer10M
Candice BucklesCandice Buckles27M/F
Kelly SchroederKelly Schroeder1GKFr.
Julia SaenzJulia Saenz4FJr.
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