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Downs nets lone goal in Falcons victory

Photo by Megan Schmitz
Photo by Megan Schmitz

LISLE, Ill. -- Concordia Wisconsin controlled possession of the ball often on Saturday afternoon and needed just one goal by Isabel Downs to earn a 1-0 NACC victory at Benedictine.

THE BASICS
Final Score: Concordia Wisconsin 1, Benedictine 0
Location: The Sports Complex (Lisle, Ill.)
Records: Concordia Wisconsion 3-5, 2-0 NACC; Benedictine 4-5, 1-1 NACC

HOW IT HAPPENED
- The Falcons were dominant in the second half and with a 12-2 shots advantage over the final 45 minutes, were able to net a goal score by freshman Isabel Downs (Menomonee Falls, Wis.) in the 54th minute after lining a kick to the back of the net on a cross by senior Nicole Ciesielczyk (Waukesha, Wis.).
- Overall, Concordia Wisconsin finished with a 9-0 difference in corner kills and a 17-5 lead in shots, including 6-1 on goal.
- Sophomore Olivia Kindt (Dyer, Ind.) had a save during a complete game victory and Downs fired six shots, with three on goal.

MATCH NOTES
- It is the first one goal game the Falcons have played in this season after competing in five last season, going 3-2 in those matches.

NEXT ON THE SCHEDULE
- Concordia Wisconsin travels to UW-Oshkosh for a non-conference tilt on Sunday at 2 pm.