Tabor women’s soccer splits games

Katie Traudt maneuvers the ball around McPherson?s Rhea Vale during the first half Wednesday. Traudt suffered an injury in the second half of Tabor?s 1-0 victory. Janae Rempel / Free PressFollowing a shutout of McPherson earlier in the week, the Tabor College women?s soccer team lost at Bethany Saturday, 2-1.

Bethany scored first in the 16th minute, but Jessica Renzelman answered for Tabor with a goal in the 31st minute off an assist by Ashtyn Stephens. But Bethany scored the winning goal in the 47th minute.

The Swedes outshot Tabor 34-7, including 22-5 shots-on-goal. Goalkeeper Kalee Cross had 20 saves.

McPherson?Tabor won, 1-0, Wednesday.

After a scoreless first half, Jessica Renzelman scored the winning goal in the 65th minute off an assist by Ashtyn Stephens.

“We are who we are,” coach Ian Thomson said. “We grind out games and get results.”

McPherson held the advantage in shots and shots-on-goal, 14-5 and 9-3 respectively, but goalkeeper Kalee Cross had nine saves to keep the Bulldogs scoreless.

Tabor earned the win despite losing sophomore midfielder Katie Traudt to injury in the second half.

Coming?Tabor (4-2-1, 10-4-2) will host Ottawa (5-0-2, 9-2-5) Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Bluejays? final home game of the regular season.

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