BIG RAPIDS, Mich. - The Lady Cardinals hit the road on Friday (Oct. 21 ) for a GLIAC women's soccer match against Ferris State University. Despite posting 22 shots, with 10 of them on goal, Saginaw Valley fell by a 1-0 count in Big Rapids.
The first 45 minutes of play had no scoring, with the Cards getting off 12 shots compared to the Bulldogs' five.
That 0-0 count wouldn't last long into the second frame, as Ferris State's Tia VanSuilichem scored at the 46:38 marker of the contest to give the home team the 1-0 edge.
The single goal lead would hold true throughout the match for the Bulldogs, as none of the Cardinals' 10 second half shots found the back of the net.
Inside the Boxscore
- Saginaw Valley held a 22-15 overall edge in shots.
- Each team put 10 of their shots on goal in the matchup.
- Ashley Henderson led SVSU with five shots (3 on goal) while Valentina Giambanco had four with a pair on net.
- Paola De Lanuza (1-2-0) made nine saves of the 10 shots on goal she faced in her 90:00 between the posts.
SVSU hosts no. 2 nationally-ranked Grand Valley State on Sunday (Oct. 23) in another league contest. First kick is set for noon at SVSU's Braddock Field.
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