The women's soccer team ended its Big Ten regular season on a high note with a 4-3 win over Minnesota.
The Badgers (4-6-0 Big Ten, 8-8-1 overall) earned the No. 8 seed in the conference; although they tied with Michigan State, the Spartans hold the tie-breaker because they defeated Wisconsin 2-1 Sept. 28. Sophomore midfielder/forward Katy Lindenmuth notched two goals in the first half and an assist. Minnesota also scored two goals in the first half, by sophomore midfielder/forward Rebecca Dellaria and sophomore midfielder/defender Laura Hoppe.
In the second half, sophomore midfielder Marisa Brown earned her first goal of the season, putting Wisconsin ahead. Freshman midfielder Kara Kabellis continued the goal-scoring late in the second period. Minnesota answered six minutes later with a goal of its own by Hoppe, for her second of the night.
Badger freshman goaltender Stefani Szczechowski collected four saves while Gopher junior goaltender Marni Prall had five. Minnesota as a team earned two more saves, bringing its total to seven. Wisconsin outshot Minnesota 21-14