Gophers’ soccer team defeats Illinois

University of Minnesota Senior forward Patricia Ward against the University of Illinois on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.
Photo by Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald

Four first-half goals gave the University of Minnesota women’s soccer team a great start in route to a 5-0 Big Ten victory over the University of Illinois on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium on the St. Paul Campus.

Senior midfielder/forward McKenna Buisman and sophomore forward Rylan Baker each scored two goals and freshman defender Aynsley Conner scored her first career goal for the Golden Gophers.

Senior defender Makenzie Langdok scored Minnesota’s (8-4-3, 4-4-0 Big Ten) only goal leading them to a 1-0 victory over Northwestern (7-7-1, 3-4-1 Big Ten) Sunday, October 17, 2021, in Evanston, Illinois.

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Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald is a contributing columnist to the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder. He can be reached at mcdeezy05@gmail.com.

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