Blues beat Bearcats in Yager

Rivalry roadtrip The Lady Blues soccer team travels to Emporia today to take on Emporia State at 4 p.m. Washburn is 4-7-3.

Washburn’s Caysie Beetley scored her first collegiate goal 51 seconds into the second half to propel the Lady Blues to a 3-0 win over Northwest Missouri in Yager Stadium Saturday night. Washburn will be back in action on Thursday at Emporia State.

Beetley’s goal was one of three by the Lady Blues as Washburn’s Lauren Henry added her third goal of the season and Megan Buckley scored her second goal of the season in the 87th minute capping the scoring in the 3-0 win.

Ashley Klone picked up the shutout win in net with her 15th career shutout and her second shutout of the season in net collecting two saves. The 15th shutout also sets a school record passing former WU netkeeper Jenna Hatlestad. Beetley finished with three shots and Ashley Hynek, Danielle Sicard and Henry each had two.  

Washburn (4-7-3, 4-6-2 MIAA) outshot the Bearcats (2-9-4, 2-8-3 MIAA) 13 to 3 holding a 12 to 0 advantage in the second half going with a strong southern breeze.