No. 3 Grand Valley State wins
Roundup: No. 2 Abilene Christian holds off Incarnate Word 2-0
MARQUETTE, Mich. -- No. 3 Grand Valley State dominated Northern Michigan 5-0 at the Northern Michigan Outdoor Fields on Friday. GVSU improves to 12-0-2 on the season and 11-0 in the GLIAC, while Northern Michigan drops to 7-4-3 overall and 5-4-2 in the conference play.
Junior Kayla Addison was a standout with two goals and two assists, while senior Erin Mruz scored a goal and two assists.
The Lakers wasted little time taking the lead when Addison opened the scoring at the 9:32 mark. Mruz found Addison on the right side, who then fired it in from 10 yards out for what would be the game-winning goal.
In the 28th minute, Mruz relayed the ball to Addison who found senior Jessica Trost five-yards out on the right side. Trost scored her third goal of the season for the 2-0 lead.
GVSU continued its scoring, tallying goals in the 50th and 52nd minute from Mruz and Addison, respectively. Freshman Juane Odendaal finished off the scoring at the 63:03 mark to make it a 5-0 game.
No. 2 Abilene Christian 2, Incarnate Word 0
SAN ANTONIO -- No. 2 Abilene Christian avenged the lone stain on its otherwise spotless record by defeating Incarnate Word 2-0 on Friday.
Goals were scored by Whitley Lindholm and Krysta Grimm in the 61st and 80th minutes, and Elliott London made five saves in securing ACU's eighth consecutive win since tying the Cardinals (4-5-4, 2-5-3 LSC) on Sept. 16. The Wildcats (12-0-1, 8-0-1 LSC) also stretched their unbeaten streak to an 18th match, with their last loss taking place on Oct. 29, 2010.
Lindholm's goal was her third of the season, giving ACU three individuals with 10 points or more along with Grimm (17) and Andrea Carpenter (25). Lyndsey Womack assisted on Lindholm's score, which was her third in as many games as well as the team lead with five.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.