NSIC Weekend: Women’s Football

Winona, Minnesota – The Winona State University football team prepares for their much-anticipated home game in 2022, where they will face a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) contenders at home at Altra Federal Credit Union Stadium. WSU (4-2-1 overall | 2-1-1 NSIC) will play Friday, September 23 against Minot State University and on Sunday, September 25 against University of Mary.The Warriors & Beavers game will begin at 5pm on Friday, while Sunday’s game against UMD will begin at noon.

Winona State heads into the NSIC weekend coming from a 1-1 road trip last week, as they beat UMD 3-1 on Sunday, September 18 and fell to St Cloud State, 2-0 on Friday, September 16.

On Friday, the Warriors will be looking to reverse their difficult streak against Minot State in recent years as the Beavers have won seven of their last eight encounters. Sunday’s game will see WSU look to hold their final shape to win the UMary Series – Winona State. The hosts have racked up a one-goal win in every game since 2016, with Omari beating WSU in overtime 1-0 last year.

Game info and fans

  • Live stats and live video are available at the links above and on the WSU Soccer schedule page.
  • Both competitions take place at Maxwell Field at the Federal Credit Union’s Ultra Stadium.
  • Ticket information is available on the WSU Soccer schedule page.

Winona State Stories

  • Senior Riley Harmon scored twice on Sunday against UMD, scoring a goal in each half against the Bulldogs.
  • Chloe Swanson suffered her first goal loss against SCSU, but moved on to a 4-1-1 win over UMD.
  • Jeda Wiig leads WSU in shots on target this season with seven.
  • Grace Sim and Harmon tied for second place in the team with six shots on goal.
  • WSU has three leaders this season: Reanne Weil, Riley Harmon and Deininger
  • This past weekend concluded a seven-game winning streak for the Warriors, the second longest running streak of away games in the program’s history since 2010.
  • Sarah Strating has made two assists per season, and they are top of the lineup.
  • Winona State coach Matt Kellogg (62-125-18) is heading into 2022 for his thirteenth season as head coach. Kellogg has previously worked in Kalamazoo, Ferris State, and North Dakota.
  • The Warriors have been issued two yellow cards this year, and their opponents have three yellow cards.
  • Winona State has yet to earn a penalty this season, while opponents are 0-1 in the PK against the Warriors.

Minot Stories

  • Beaver goalkeeper Maddie Kindred has been named NSIC Goalkeeper of the Week for his two-time winning streak.
  • Minot State kicks off the weekend 1-0, with a 1-0 win over Southwest Minnesota and a 0-0 draw against Sioux Falls.
  • MSU has scored only five goals this season and Beaver has no more than one.
  • Chloe Allen leads her team with 10 shots on goal and 17 shots overall.
  • Minute State coach TJ Perez has been listed as the Beavers’ interim head coach.

life stories

  • The Thieves head into the weekend with a 6-0-1 aggregate score.
  • UMary will face Upper Iowa on Friday, marking the NSIC 3-0-1 on the goal line.
  • Two thieves – Kendra Park and Eli Olsen – have scored three goals so far this year,
  • Olsen leads the team in achieving its winning goals with two goals.
  • Sarah Cook, Omari’s head coach, has been at the helm of the company since 2012.

Notables warrior

  • WSU was included in the list of the top 10 regional coaches for United Soccer in Week 2 and Week 3 of the rankings.
  • In 2019, Winona State won by sweeping over the weekend at Minot State/UMary, winning both games at home.
  • In the last three encounters between MSU and WSU, the winning team has received a match suspension.

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About athletics at Winona State University:

As an integral part of the institution’s educational mission, Winona State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to providing opportunities to experience academic and athletic excellence for our student-athletes through two simple words: Alumni Champions.

Fourteen NCAA Division II-level Warrior programs compete within the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Winona State University competes as an affiliate member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) in women’s gymnastics.

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