Yu Ito broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 66th minute and Minnesota Morris defeated Martin Luther, 1-0, in UMAC women's soccer action Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Cougar Soccer Field in Morris.
The Cougars controlled the game on the offensive end in the first half. They outshot the Knights, 12-4, with five shots on goal, but none reached the back of the net and the two teams went into halftime scoreless.
With an offensive rush, Ito laced a left-footed shot into the lower left corner for her team-tying sixth goal of the season and third tally in her last four contests.
Bailey Tschida stood her ground stopping all five shots she faced to earn the shutout.
The Cougars wrap up the regular season next week, but first UMM travels to Ashland to play Northland Saturday, Oct. 20. The Cougars close out the home regular season at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in Morris.