MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Women's Soccer team heads to rival Michigan Technological University Sunday for their lone Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup of the week.
Fans can follow Saturday's matchup using the links below. Game updates can be found at https://twitter.com/NMU_Wildcats
SUNDAY AT MICHIGAN TECH
| LAST TIME OUT
The Wildcats opened Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action last weekend but fell to Ferris State University and Northwood University. Friday saw NMU visit the Bulldogs but fell 5-0. On Sunday, the squad traveled to Northwood but dropped the match to the Timberwolves 2-0.
| MAKING SAVES
Junior goalkeeper Brianna Frontuto (Luxemburg, Wis.) set a career-high in Friday's match with Ferris State when she recorded 13 saves. She was just one save shy of tying the school record for saves. She currently leads the GLIAC with 57 saves this season – 14 more than the closest goalkeeper.
She is ranked 27th nationally with her 57 saves and is 43rd with 6.33 saves per game.
| FINDING THE NET
Sophomore Caroline Halonen (Hartland, Mich.) also is atop the GLIAC rankings as she leads the team with 40 shots, two more than second place. She scored her first goal against Purdue University Northwest in a 2-1 victory on September 29. Halonen is averaging five shots per game.
| ON THE ROAD
Sunday's game marks the end of a three-game road stretch. After Sunday's contest, the Wildcats will return to the NMU Soccer Field for four-straight matches, and five of their final seven matches will also be played in Marquette.
| NMU VERSUS TECH
NMU looks to even the series as team has a 16-17-2 record against Michigan Tech all-time. The Huskies come into Sunday's match at 3-4-1 on the season and 0-2 in the GLIAC.