Allendale, Mich.-The Ashland University (Ohio) Eagles scored a goal midway through the first and early in the second half on their way to a 2-0 neutral site women's soccer win of the Univers9ity of Bridgeport Purple Knights in a match that took place on the campus of Grand Valley State University. Ashland is now 3-0-1 on the young 2018 season, and UB is now 2-1-0, as Bridgeport suffered its first loss of the year.
The Eagles' goals came in the 27th and 48th minutes of action. Ashland outshot the Purple Knights by a slim, 12-11, margin on the afternoon.
UB senior goalkeeper Jennifer Wendelius (Lidingo, Sweden) made five saves including stopping a second half penalty kick.
Up next, the UB women's soccer team will face national power, Grand Valley State University, on the Lakers' home field at 12 noon on Sunday.