OLLU women’s soccer wins tough battle against Northwood

Hayley Tiernay takes the ball in for a goal.

Hayley Tiernay takes the ball in for a goal.

The women’s soccer team played a tough match against Northwood University Sunday afternoon. The Saints came out on top to win 4-3 to improve their record to 5-1-1 while Northwood, an NAIA school in the Sooner Conference, suffers its first loss of the season and is now 3-1. The Saints have faced Northwood eight times since 2008. During the first year, the Saints lost 2-4 and 1-2. In 2009, the Saints won one and lost two. In 2011, the Saints split a win and a loss and last season, the Saints lost to Northwood, which this year moved from the Red River to the Sooner Athletic Conference. Read more online.