FOND DU LAC - Marian University women's soccer (1-2-0, 0-0-0 NACC) suffered their second-straight shutout falling to Saint Mary's (Minn.) 3-0.
The Sabres were able to come out strong to open the game, but the Saint Mary's (Minn.) defense was able to prevent any quality chances. The Cardinals were able to strike first in the 33rd minute and took that 1-0 advantage into the half.
The Cardinals opened the second half quickly finding the back of the net just 2:48 into the second stanza. The rest of the game was evenly played with neither team finding quality chances. Saint Mary's (Minn.) would tack on a goal in the final seconds, however, to set the final at 3-0.
Marian finished the game with seven shots, two of which were on frame, and three corner kicks. Freshman Ashley Welk paced the offense with three shots, one of which was on goal, while sophomore Kylie Hanley had the other shot on goal.
Sophomore Kylie Lange (1-2-0) finished with six saves in the defeat, with four of her saves coming in the first half.
Marian closes out a four-game homestand to open the season against Ripon Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. from the Fond du Lac Soccer Complex.