Nebraska Wesleyan scored the first goal of the game, but Doane came back to add two goals late in the second half including the game winner in the final ten minutes to defeat NWU, 2-1, in GPAC women's soccer action on Wednesday night (Sept. 29) in Crete, Neb.
It was the second conference loss for the Prairie Wolves as they drop to 2-2 in GPAC play and 7-3 overall. Doane is also 2-2 in the GPAC, 5-3-1 overall.
Neither team scored in the first 45 minutes as the game was tied 0-0 at halftime. Doane had five first half shots, compared to only two for NWU.
Jamie Essink got the Prairie Wolves the lead when she scored off an assist from Alison Frohn at the 59:30 mark to put NWU ahead 1-0.
Less than three minutes later the Tigers answered as Courtney Richards found the back of net to tie the match at 1-1. The game-winner came at the 81:54 mark as Sarah Medina scored the winning goal.
Doane finished the game with 20 total shots, compared to only 11 for the Prairie Wolves.
NWU will try to bounce back on the road this Saturday (Oct. 2) when they travel to Yankton, S.D., to face Mount Marty College.