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Women's soccer: St. Scholastica falls in MIAC tournament

Morgan Friday was the only Saint to put a shot past St. Mary's goalkeeper Alexis Nguyen during the penalty kick shootout.

St. Scholastica's Taelynn Gittins made 11 saves in the Saints' shootout loss to St. Mary's in the first round of the MIAC tournament.

For 110 minutes, St. Scholastica goalkeeper Taelynn Gittins held St. Mary's scoreless in the MIAC women's soccer tournament Monday at Ochrymowycz Field in Winona, Minn.

During the first two halves and two overtime periods, Gittins made 11 saves, but the Saints managed just two shots on Cardinals goalie Alexis Nguyen. After 110 scoreless minutes, the teams went to a penalty-kick shootout tied 0-0.

In the shootout, only Morgan Friday was able to put a shot past Nguyen, while Elisia Jensen, Kassie Arriaga, Jordyn Matthews and Haddy Falkman scored against Gittins.

St. Scholastica topped St. Mary's 2-1 Friday just to become eligible for the MIAC tournament, but couldn't unable to deliver a repeat performance in the quarterfinal matchup.

The Saints' season ends with a record of 4-10-5.

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