APPLETON, Wis. — A penalty kick in the second half was the difference as the UW-La Crosse women’s soccer team downed Lawrence University 1-0 in a nonconference match on Sunday at Whiting Field West.

The game was scoreless until Lawrence was whistled for a handball in the penalty box at 76:05. Jamie Ochsenwald converted the penalty kick to give the Eagles (3-8-1) the lead for good.

Ashley Tracy made three saves for La Crosse to earn the shutout. Dani Glass made eight saves for the Vikings (3-7-1).

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