Marian University women’s soccer (2-2-0, 2-2-0 NACC) defeated WLC 2-0 in their first home game of the season.
The Sabres dominated early and were able to convert a goal at the 18:36 mark when sophomore Ashley Welk collected a blocked shot and chipped a shot over the WLC keeper. The goal capped off a half that saw Marian outshoot the Warriors 13-4.
The second half saw Marian continue to control to the pace of the game with Welk scoring her second goal at the 65:43 mark. Welk received a pass from freshman Lillian Giron and snuck a shot inside the right post for what proved to be the last goal of the game.
Marian finished with a 24-6 advantage in shots with Welk leading the way with seven shots, three on goal. Junior Kylie Lange (2-2-0) earned her first shutout of the season stopping all three shots she faced.
Marian will next travel to Alverno Wednesday, April 7 for a 4 p.m. kick-off.