stop
Raise It Now Available
2016 Football Season Tickets
nchc early bird
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.

Senior Chelsea Moser had eight kills and three blocks in Friday's sweep.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- In front of the fourth-largest crowd to watch a UND volleyball match at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, North Dakota defeated...  MORE
The University of North Dakota soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to the No. 17 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday night.  MORE
All openings for UND softball's Fall Elite Camp have been filled and registration is now closed.  MORE
The 2016 UND volleyball team
Third-year head coach Mark Pryor brought in nine new faces for the 2016 season, forming a young, but talented, roster set to make another run at a Big...  MORE
North Dakota returns to the road of a pair of games. On Friday, UND travels to No. 17 Minnesota to battle the Gophers at 7 p.m. before heading to...  MORE
Uploaded Ad

Extras for the North Dakota fan

Raise It Now Available
Football season tickets 2016
College Hockey Showdown
Partnership Opportunities
Fighting Hawks info
SitDownAndCheer
Mobile Apps
Buy Tickets