Thursday, October 17, 2013

UIS women's soccer ends 11-game losing streak

Junior Kim Tokarski scored twice in the second half against North Central College and helped the University of Illinois Springfield to a 3-2 win that snapped a string of 11 straight losses.

North Central (2-9-1) took a 1-0 lead midway through the first half of the non-conference match at Kiwanis Stadium. UIS junior Ashley Surface tied the match at 1-all 17 minutes before halftime. Tokarski put the Prairie Stars ahead less than five minutes into the second half. She then stretched the lead to 3-1. Tokarski and Surface attempted six shots apiece.

Goalkeeper Robin Damron logged four saves for UIS (2-11).

The win was featured by The State Journal-Register on October 17, 2013.

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