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Women's soccer: Late-game goals lift Wisconsin-Eau Claire to win over Cobbers

The Blugolds broke a tie with two goals in the final 21 minutes and defeated Concordia in a non-conference game on Wednesday.

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Wisconsin-Eau Claire broke a tie with two goals in the final 21 minutes and defeated Concordia 3-1 on Wednesday.

The Blugolds' Sydney Spencer opened the scoring at 4:54 but Concordia's Amber Weiybe tied the game with an unassisted goal at 35:18.

But Eau Claire's Haley Von Rentzell scored unassisted at 68:09 and Megan Hansen added an insurance goal at 71:55.

Cobbers goalkeeper Breanna Nelson faced 10 shots on goal and made seven saves. Kaitlin Petrich played 16 minutes and saved the one shot on goal she faced.

The Cobbers fell to 3-4-1 overall and play host to St. Mary's at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.

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