The University of Wisconsin-Superior men’s soccer team has become the team to beat in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.
Since winning the postseason title in 2017, the Yellowjackets won their second-straight UMAC regular-season championship with 6-1 win over the Northwestern Eagles Tuesday at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.
With Tuesday’s victory, the Yellowjackets (12-3-2, 8-0) ran their unbeaten streak against UMAC teams — including postseason — to 30 games. Their last UMAC loss was to St. Scholastica on Oct. 3, 2017.
UWS, which has scored six goals for the fourth time in the last five games, got two goals from senior Eric Watson, while Dalton VonKaenel picked up the win in goal with four saves. Watson now has a team-high 14 goals.
Also for UWS, Miguel Ocampo and Blake Doyea had a goal and assist apiece and Blake Perry scored his 11th goal.
Joshua Hintz scored for Northwestern (3-13-1, 2-4)