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Cougars avenge loss to Vikings with 3-0 win

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Cougars avenge loss to Vikings with 3-0 win
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MORRIS, Minn. - The University of Minnesota, Morris women's soccer team shutout Bethany Lutheran 3-0 on Saturday to get some revenge after the Vikings gave UMM their only conference loss of the season. Meghan Laird had a pair of goals and Ally Heida had the match winner for Morris.

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In the 10th minute Heida received a pass from Justine Wolf in the middle of the pitch of about 22 yards. Heida took a touch to settle the ball and drilled a shot in the top left corner putting the Cougars on top.

About eight minutes later Laird scored her third goal of the season finishing off a cross with her head from Kelsi Kolle. The ball hit of the inside of the post and into the net.

Laird added her second goal of the match in the 64th minute finishing off a cross from Kolle again, hitting the ball from about six yards out into the top of the net.

The Cougars outshot Bethany Lutheran 6-3, as RiAnne Metz got her first win of the season making one stop. Morris has now held opponents without a goal for 500 minutes

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