HOUGHTON, Mich. – Failing to attain a objective for the primary time this season, Michigan Tech fell 1-Zero to No. 16 ranked Ferris State on a wet Sunday afternoon at Kearly Stadium in Nice Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Convention soccer.
Scoreless many of the contest, Maddie Dickens punched within the recreation successful shot from lengthy vary on the 85:50 mark of the second half. It was Dickens’ first tally of the season and regardless of a slight deflection, snuck it previous Tech goalkeeper Amanda Young.
The Bulldogs step by step turned the momentum of their favor and outshot the Huskies 16-8, together with a 6-2 edge in pictures on objective. Ferris State additionally earned six corners, together with 4 within the first half, and held Tech to at least one nook try.
Michigan Tech had probabilities to attain, most notably a shot by Grace Shaw that grazed the appropriate objective submit within the 61st minute. Taryn Meiste collected her fifth clear sheet in objective this season and third in a row for the Bulldogs. Meiste made two saves.
The Huskies fell to 3-3-1 total with two video games nonetheless to play within the common season. Shaw led MTU with three shot makes an attempt, together with one on body. Hannah Loughlin additionally pressured Meiste to make a save however the Huskies struggled to push the ball into the offensive half following FSU’s objective.
“Ferris State is an excellent crew that’s nicely coached,” commented Michigan Tech head coach Turk Ozturk. “They’re technical, athletic, and have excessive soccer I.Q.’s. The sport plan within the first half wanted a number of extra changes and that in the end falls on me to repair. Within the second half, we have been capable of get again within the recreation and I used to be happy with our effort to combat again. Ultimately, we had a little bit of unhealthy luck and at this stage, one mistake usually proves to be very expensive.”
The Huskies host Wisconsin-Parkside at Kearly Stadium on Friday, April 16 at 7 p.m., then Purdue Northwest on Sunday at 12 p.m. on Senior Day. MTU wants to complete within the prime eight within the GLIAC to qualify for the convention event. Ferris State stayed undefeated at 6-0-1 with only one objective allowed via seven video games.