Women's Soccer Ranked #5 North Region, Improve to 3-0
Sep 3, 2014
DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque women's soccer team received their highest ranking ever with a #5 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Continental Tire NCAA Division III Women's North Region Poll. The Iowa Conference has three women's teams ranked in the Top-8 this week. The Spartans improved to 3-0 on the season with a 4-2 victory over North Park University on Wednesday night.
The Spartans jumped out to an early halftime lead 4-1 after Megan Siepler scored at 4:13 of the first half off an assist by Katie Lynn from 10 yards out. Lynn added two more goals by halftime at 26:14 and 32:32 to extend the Spartans to a two goals before Siepler tucked one in from bottom left at 43:49 to extend the lead to three goals. A late goal by North Park at 83:48 sliced the Spartan lead to 4-2.
Kelsey Graefen, Liz Frazier, and Riley Mayer all garnered assists in the victory. The Spartans out shot the hosts 24-12 and held a advantage in shots on goal 14-8.
This week's Iowa Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, Tiffany Duncan, earned six saves and pushed her record to 3-0 in the goal.
|1.||4:13||DBQWS||Megan Siepler||Katie Lynn||top center 10 yards out|
|2.||4:42||NPU||Lundeen, Emma (1)||Hallingaard, Ellen||lower right corner|
|3.||26:14||DBQWS||Katie Lynn||Kelsey Graefen||top center 15 yards out|
|4.||32:32||DBQWS||Katie Lynn||Liz Frazier||header|
|5.||43:49||DBQWS||Megan Siepler||Riley Mayer||bottom left|
|6.||83:48||NPU||Preciado, Viviana (1)||Rodgers, Hailey||bottom left|