Women's Soccer wins opener at home, 4-1

No. 19-ranked St. Thomas Women's Soccer opened its 2019 season with Friday afternoon's 4-1 home victory over visiting UW-Stevens Point on a sunny, breezy day at South Field.

The Tommies (1-0) never trailed. They posted a 13-3 edge in shots on goal and received points from five different players.

In her collegiate debut, St. Thomas freshman Callie Haertle scored two second-half insurance goals after the Pointers scored to pull within 2-1. Tessa Trettel and Mari Ferrer-Lugo scored midway through the first half for a 2-0 lead.

St. Thomas is off competition for the next seven days until a Sept. 7-8 trip to St. Louis for two games.

Lexi Pawlowski had nine saves in 90 minutes in goal for Point. Olivia Elvidge had two saves in 90 minutes for the Tommies.
 
Non-Conference Women's Soccer/at St. Thomas
 
St. Thomas 4, UW-Stevens Point 1
 
Scoring
 
First Half
ST: (23:20) #28 Tessa Trettel scored on rebound shot inside the box to left side (unassisted)
ST: (36:27) #22 Mari Ferrer-Lugo scored on header off corner kick (#23 Kristen Epperly assist)
 
Second Half
UWSP: (53:05) #21 Trinity Christy scored on rebound shot to lower left corner (#2 Kati Frierdich and #18 Sophia Reddan assists)
ST: (60:54) #6 Callie Haertle scored after lead pass (#11 Lexi Serreyn assist)
ST: (63:37) #6 Callie Haertle scored unassisted off breakaway