Oct. 30, 2005 – Robyn Mortenson scored two goals in 1:50 seconds to lift the Truman women’s soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Northwest Missouri State on Sunday afternoon. The Bulldogs break a four-game winless streak and move to 8-7-3 overall and 6-3-3 in the MIAA.
The Bearcats and the Bulldogs played to a scoreless first half before Mortenson drew blood 14 minutes into the second period. Lauren Hawks assisted on the goal. The duo then struck again for Truman at the 70:58 mark to put the Bulldogs up by two. Rachael McCarville added a second assist to the second Mortenson goal.
Northwest pulled to within one with under 10 minutes left but Sara Ramza responded with an unassisted goal, less than two minutes later to give the Bulldogs a cushion at 3-1.
Emily Roark started for the Bulldogs in goal and made three saves for the win. Truman outshot the Bearcats by a 23-8 margin, including 14 in the second half.
The Bulldogs are in a four-way battle for the MIAA crown with Washburn, Missouri Southern and Central Missouri State. The win gives Truman 21 points, four behind first place Washburn, however the Lady Blues have finished their MIAA schedule with a tie against Missouri Southern on Sunday.
Truman will wrap-up the 2005 regular season with a pair of conference home matches next weekend. The Bulldogs will host Emporia State on Friday afternoon before entertaining Missouri Western on Saturday for Senior Day. Both games start at 1:00 p.m.