APPLETON, Wis. — The North Park University women’s soccer team scored two goals early in the first half Friday and added another insurance goal early in the second half en route to a 4-1 nonconference victory over Lawrence University on Ron Roberts Field at the Banta Bowl.
Maja Scharin scored 5:27 into the match and Delaney Kress added another goal just 51 seconds later for a 2-0 lead. Marina Barrios then scored 1:28 into the second half to give North Park (4-9-1) a 3-0 edge.
Lawrence (1-12-0) cut into the margin when Ryan Berkley scored an unassisted goal with 35:56 remaining. Berkley beat a pair of defenders in the corner and then rocketed a shot into the upper corner to trim the lead to 3-1.
North Park then sealed the win with a goal in the final two minutes.
Kori Looker made 15 saves for Lawrence, and Sydney Martinez stopped six shots for North Park.