PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women's soccer team lost to the Ripon College Red Hawks 2-0 Wednesday at Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium. Both teams entered the game with 2-0 records on the season.
After a back and forth start to the second half, Ripon added another goal on a Paige Birschbach penalty kick with 11:58 left in the game. Ripon was able to hold off the Pioneers' offense and held on to it lead and win the game 2-0.
With the loss UW-Platteville moves to 2-1 on the season. The team takes its first road trip in its next game against Simpson College on Saturday Sept. 10. Simpson will enter the game at 0-2-2 following ties against Grinnell College and Concordia and losses to Judson and St. Mary's. The Pioneers will next play at home on Sept. 14 against Rockford College.
By Jensen Melville, UW-Platteville Communications, 608.342.1194, firstname.lastname@example.org