Annah Schussman drew a penalty that Niya Wilson converted in the 88th minute as Wisconsin-Superior women's soccer got a 1-1 draw with Northwestern on Saturday at NBC Spartan Sports complex that kept the Yellowjackets a half-game ahead in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference standings.
Northwestern went ahead on Megan Moeller's goal in the 67th minute before Wilson's equalizer. That sent the match to extra time, where a winning goal could not be found.
Jenna Lang had two saves for UWS and Ellie Fryer stopped nine for Northwestern.
UWS (13-3-1, 10-0-1 UMAC) now holds the tiebreaker on the Eagles (10-5-1, 10-1-1) going into the last week of the regular season. The Yellowjackets have a make-up game on Monday in Minneapolis vs. North Central before a road weekend at Minnesota Morris and Crown on Friday and Saturday.
Yellowjackets ground Eagles
Wisconsin-Superior earned a seventh straight victory after getting four goals from three players in a 4-1 home win over Northwestern on Saturday at NBC Spartan Sports Complex.
UWS took the lead on a 13th-minute own goal before Blake Perry doubled the advantage with his 36th-minute goal.
Isaac Friesen scored for Northwestern, but Protus Babaya buried a penalty just six minutes later. Philip Eriksen added a late insurance tally.
Alex Paredes and Payton Anderson made three saves apiece for the Yellowjackets (12-6, 11-1 UMAC), who go into the final weekend of the regular season tied with Bethany Lutheran. UWS is at Minnesota Morris on Friday and Crown on Saturday, Bethany is at Northwestern on Wednesday and at North Central on Saturday.
UWS blazes past Rams
A red-hot attack hitting .321 led Wisconsin-Superior past North Central 3-1 (25-41, 25-17, 20-25, 25-15) in UMAC volleyball on Saturday in Minneapolis.
Three Yellowjackets had double-digit kills: Alexie Pryd 13, Kaylin Plautz 12 and Maiana Stark 11. UWS (10-15, 8-4 UMAC) had only 13 hitting errors in four sets for its second-best percentage of the season.
Cassy Teff put up 13 assists and 13 digs, while Megan Holz dished out 24 assists. Jenna Anderson led the defense with 14 digs. Pryd added 10.
The Yellowjackets have a non-league match on Tuesday at home vs. Wisconsin-Stout.