Golf, Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Sports Shorts: Sept. 16

Men’s Soccer

Andrew Nothnick’s goal in the 72nd minute gave the Wartburg men’s soccer team (2-3-1) a 2-1 win over St. John’s (3-2-2) Sunday.

The Knights gave up an early goal to Matt Carson whose shot from 18 yards out went in in the fourth minute.

An own goal in the 33rd minute tied the game at one before Nothnick’s winner sent Wartburg home victorious.

The Knights were outshot 18-12 but Zak Kohlmeyer made three saves.

Wartburg hosts Gustavus Adolphus (4-1-1) before their IIAC opener Saturday against Dubuque (4-2).

Women’s Soccer

No. 22 Wartburg outshot UW-La Crosse (2-3) 28-7 Wednesday en route to a 2-0 road victory.

The Knights scored on an own goal in the 14th minute and Cathy Reiter’s unassisted goal in the 66th minute sealed the win.

After falling behind two goals to St. Benedict (3-1-2) Sunday, Wartburg (5-1-2) matched with two goals of their own to force overtime and eventually draw.

The Knights fell into a 2-0 hole before halftime before Kaylee Benning’s 69th minute goal from the penalty spot cut the lead to one.

With less than a minute to play, Reiter found the back of the net to tie the game at two.

Both overtime periods were scoreless and the game ended in a tie. The Blazers outshot the Knights 25-16

Women’s Golf

No. 21 Wartburg took fifth at the traditionally loaded Midwest Classic in Minnesota over the weekend.

The Knights shot a team score of 670, 15 strokes behind champion St. Thomas.

Morgan McMillan led the way with a 163, good for eighth place.

Two other Knights finished in the top 20 including Taylor Roberts who was 15th with a 167 and Kelsi Sawatzky who finished 19th with a 169.

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