Lake Forest Closes Out 2018 with Tie at St. Norbert

Photo by Maxie Mottlowitz
Photo by Maxie Mottlowitz

Junior Natalie Dixon scored in the 87th minute and the Forester women's soccer team's season finale at St. Norbert College on Sunday ended in a 1-1 tie.

Dixon's only goal of the year was assisted by senior Charlotte Jackson and knotted the score at one with 3:24 remaining in regulation.

The game had been scoreless until the Green Knights broke through at the 75:57 mark.

The visitors had a 5-4 advantage in shots in the opening period and an 8-4 edge in the next 45 minutes. The Foresters also had four attempts to St. Norbert's two in the two 10-minute overtime periods combined.

Forester freshman goalkeeper Maggie Kersting made a pair of saves and finished the year 3-1-1 with a 0.48 goals against average in seven appearances.

After finishing the year with a five-game unbeaten streak, Lake Forest posted an 8-9-1 overall record and a 4-4-1 mark in Midwest Conference play. St. Norbert is now 7-10-1 overall and 6-2-1 in the league.