High-Energy Gophers Rout Illinois, 3-0
  1st 2nd OT OT F
 Illinois 0 0 0 0 0
 Minnesota 1 2 0 0 3
 3
 
0
 Team Stats
Time Team Scored by Assisted by
26:06 UMN Uhl --
57:30 UMN Strahota Uhl
73:28 UMN Uhl Strahota, Phillips
 Team Statistics
  UM IL
 Shots 13 8
 Corner Kicks 5 3
 Saves 3 5
 Fouls 6 8
 Offsides 0 6
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Oct. 12, 2012

Final Stats

Taylor Uhl once again proved herself to be a power for the Gophers, scoring two goals and tallying one assist in the 3-0 victory over Illinois tonight at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium. The team came out on top of their game to improve to 8-6-1, 3-3-1 B1G. With the loss, Illinois drops to 7-5-2, 4-2-1 on the season.

Uhl was the first to mark the scoreboard with a goal at the 27 minute mark. After bringing the ball up the field, Uhl used her footwork to pass the defensive players and send one into the lower left corner of the net.

The Gophers kept steady with their momentum into the second half. At 57:30, senior Tamara Strahota scored her first goal of the season off of an assist from Uhl. Shooting a sharp angle off the endline, Strahota struck the ball with a backwards spin to sneak it into the net.

Uhl put the nail in the coffin with her second goal of the night, and fifteenth of the season. With 16 minutes left in the game, Uhl fired consecutive shots at Illinois' keeper, forcing a bobbled catch to score off of the deflected save.

Uhl led the Gophers with five shots on the night, all on target to the net. Taylor Wodnick and Nicole Baier added two shots apiece. Senior Cat Parkhill stood between the posts for the Maroon and Gold, collecting three saves to earn the shutout.

The Gophers are back in action this Sunday when they host their last home match of the season against Northwestern.  The University of Minnesota will honor seven graduating seniors who will be departing the program at the end of the season. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m.


 

 

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