Midwest News & Roundup - Week 7
By BJ Pheasant
Welcome to the Midwest News & Review. I will highlight women's NCAA D3 soccer games in the Midwest area. National importance will be followed by regional importance, and towards the end of the season, conference considerations will crop up. Time is limited, so I exercise judgment on notable games to report each week. My editors make me look good; thank you.
Week 7 Notes
Struggles in the North region continue as they pull each other down like crabs in a bucket.
#20 St. Thomas 7-2-2
The Tommies struggle as they tied Carleton 0-0 after outshooting them 15-7.
RV Wartburg 8-2-3
The Knights lost to Dubuque 2-1. They outshot the Spartans 8-2 in the losing effort. In the second game of the week, they beat up and coming Nebraska Wesleyan 2-0. They play Loras on October 15 in a game to watch.
UW-Stevens Point 9-2-2
The Pointers won both games on the week, and the game against Loras was canceled. The first 1-0 on a PK over UW-Eau Claire and the second 5-0 over UW-River Falls. They play UW-Whitewater on October 19 in a game that will show if the Warhawks back this season.
The Duhawks exciting regional game with UW-Stevens Point postponed last week will not be rescheduled. They played two games this week and won both, midweek 2-1 over Luther and comfortably 10-0 against Buena Vista on SaturdayNext week will be challenging as they play Wartburg on October 15 and Simpson (five ties so far this year) on October 19.
Nebraska Wesleyan 11-2-0
The Prairie Wolves beat Central 2-1 (2OT) in their first game of the week. They played Wartburg on in...[read more]