stop
Courtesy: Peter Bottini, UNDsports.com
Sheri Stapf held UND's lone shot on goal in Sunday's game against Montana.
UM holds UND scoreless in conference victory
Courtesy: Alyssa Carlson, UND Media Relations
Release: 10/07/2012
Print RSS
Related Links

MISSOULA, Mont. --- The University of North Dakota soccer team remains winless in the Big Sky Conference after falling to the University of Montana by a score of 4-0 Sunday.

North Dakota falls to 2-9-1 on the season and 0-5-0 in Big Sky Conference play with the loss, while Montana improves to 7-6-2 on the season and 3-2-1 in BSC play.

Montana started out its scoring in the 28th minute, as Mackenzie Akins found an open net after a mishandle by UND's goalkeeper Kristi Hestdalen (Pierre, S.D.). India Watne was credited with the assist on the goal, putting Montana up 1-0. This score would hold into the halftime break.

Montana would come out strong in the second half, scoring three goals and holding North Dakota scoreless. The first of these goals came at the 59:45 mark from Paytyn Wheeler as she handled the rebound off Erin Craig's post shot to put the Grizzlies ahead 2-0.

In the 75th minute, Craig collected her second assist of the game by setting up Allie Simon on a cross pass, giving Montana a 3-0 advantage.

UM's final goal came at the 83:12 mark as Mary Makris chipped a twenty yard shot over Hestdalen. Britta Hjalmarsson was credited with the assist on the game-sealing goal.

Montana controlled much of the game, outshooting North Dakota 25-7. The Grizzlies also led in corner kick opportunities 11-1.

Sheri Stapf (Lakeville, Minn.) and Rhaya Ballon (Rogers, Minn.) led UND with two shots each. Hestdalen collected six saves in the losing effort.

UND will have the home advantage next weekend as they look to pick up their first Big Sky Conference win. North Dakota will host Northern Arizona Friday and round off the weekend with Southern Utah on Sunday.

Jordan Smith gets ready to putt during the opening day of the Atchafalaya Intercollegiate in Patterson, La.
Junior Jordan Smith was the most consistent of the Fighting Hawks during a warm and windy opening two rounds of the Atchafalaya Intercollegiate played...  MORE
TEMPE, Ariz.-- A two-out rally in the sixth boosted Illinois State to a 6-2 win over North Dakota Sunday morning at Farrington Stadium on the campus...  MORE
Alicia Young whacked a two-run homer and collected two hits in the nightcap Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz.-- North Dakota dropped a pair of games at day two of the Littlewood Classic, hosted by Arizona State Saturday. San Diego improved to 6-2...  MORE
Cam Johnson stopped all 26 shots he faced and Shane Gersich scored the eventual game-winner eight minutes into the third period to lift the Fighting...  MORE
Lexi Klabo had 27 points and 11 rebounds Saturday.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.-- Northern Arizona's Kenna McDavis scored 27 points, including 4-of-5 from distance in the second half to boost the host Lumberjacks...  MORE
Uploaded Ad

Extras for the North Dakota fan

Partnership Opportunities
SitDownAndCheer
Mobile Apps