Drake Defeats Bison Women’s Soccer with Late Goal, 1-0

The North Dakota State women’s soccer team was locked in a scoreless tie with Drake University for 84 minutes on Sunday afternoon at Dacotah Field, but the Bulldogs scored in the 85th minute to claim a road victory over the Bison.

Drake sophomore forward Olivia Bruce slipped a shot inside the left post, beating Bison goalkeeper Monica Polgar to take a 1-0 lead in the 85th minute.

The contest did not feature many offensive threats for either side, with Drake managing eight shots and four shots on goal, while the Bison had seven shots in the contest. Senior forward Holly Enderle led NDSU with a pair of shots.

Drake improved to 2-4-0 on the season, while NDSU fell to 1-2-0.

The Bison travel to take on Minnesota on Friday, Sept. 7, before hosting Northern Iowa at Dacotah Field on Sunday, Sept. 9.