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Christine Vandenberg scored the Vikings lone goal. Photo credit - Doug Wells
Women's Soccer - Sat, Sep. 23, 2017
Baker University
Grand View

Des Moines, Iowa - The Grand View women's soccer team fell to conference opponent Baker University 1-0 in the final minutes of play. The Vikings fall to 4-4 and 1-2 in Heart play while Baker improves to 3-3-2 overall and are undefeated in the conference at 3-0.

The game battled the whole first half until Baker was able to score off on a corner kick just before halftime.

The Vikings responded well entering the second half.  Christine Vandenberg (SO/Ontario, CA) finished a ball from Kaylee Kruschwitz (FR/Nevada, IA) inside the 18-yard box to tie the match at 1-1 with just over 20 minutes left. It appeared the game would be headed to overtime when Baker's Jenna Lattimer scored the game-winner in the 87th minute.

The Vikings recorded five shots and four on goal while the Wildcats had 16 shots with 12 on goal.Ella Ritchie (SR/Derby, England) led the Grand View offense with two shots. Goalkeeper Celenka Hommel (SO/Nieuw-Vossemeer, Netherlands) recorded nine saves on the evening.

The Vikings will host Mount Mercy September 26 at James Cownie Complex. Kickoff is set for 5 pm with the men following at 7:30 pm. 

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Overall HAAC Streak
8-7 (.533) 5-4 (.556) Won 1