October 14, 2019

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.

Loras 10-3-0

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...

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Midwest News & Round Up


Midwest News & Roundup provides coverage of Division III women's soccer throughout the states bordering on the Great Lakes. All the NCAA Great Lakes region is included as well as Michagan, Illinois and Wisconsin all with at least a few teams from the Central and North regions. The "Midwest" contains eleven conferences and Carnegie Mellon, Case Western Reserve and Chicago from the UAA. The MIAA, WIAC, CCIW, OAC and the NCAC are some of the top conferences in this geography. Each week the more significant results of the previous week are discussed, along with impressions and analysis, followed by the selection of a game to keep an eye on in the week ahead.


BJ Pheasant


Contributor turned Columnist BJ Pheasant has significant D3 experience with women's soccer throughout the midwest as a coach for the past nine years. With experience ranging from successful rebuilding projects to nationally ranked teams with a post season pedigree he is excited to spotlight happenings in the Great Lakes region on a weekly basis to help players, parents and fans of D3 soccer be knowledgeable about the sport and competition. [see full bio]


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