Sargema Scores Team-Leading Fifth Goal of Season in 2-1 Setback to UIC

Sargema Scores Team-Leading Fifth Goal of Season in 2-1 Setback to UIC

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kaila Sargema scored her team-leading fifth goal of the season, but UIC tallied a goal right before the end of the half and added another early in the second half to claim a 2-1 victory over the Vikings on Saturday night at Krenzler Field.


•  Final Score: UIC 2, Cleveland State 1
•  Halftime Score: UIC 1, Cleveland State 1
•  CSU Goal Scorers: Kaila Sargema
•  CSU Assists: Dani Sowinksi
•  Records: Cleveland State (4-9, 1-4 HL); UIC (5-7-2, 3-2 HL)


Kaila Sargema gave the Vikings a 1-0 lead with her team-leading fifth goal of the season at the 38:05 mark of the first half.
• Sargema took a cross from Dani Sowinski and buried home a one-timer from inside the six-yard box.
• It was Sargema's 17th career goal and improved her career point total to 38. Both totals rank third in school history.
• UIC tied the contest at 1-1 at the 41:33 mark when Naomi Rushe knocked her second goal of the season after a scramble in the box following a corner kick.
• The game-winner came just 2:40 into the second half when Rebeca Pallo carried a ball down the right sideline, made her way into the box and scored on a shot to the far post.


• Jamie Daniels made one save for the Vikings, while Kelly Fritz posted seven saves for UIC.


• The Vikings out-shot UIC, 13-9, including an 8-3 advantage in shots on goal.
• UIC took seven corner kicks, while the Vikings took two.
Jamie Daniels, Kaila Sargema and Toni Dickson started for the 13th straight time this year. The trio, along with Marissa Sarsfield, McKenna Vento and Megan Barrick, all played 90 minutes.
• Sargema finished with six shots, including four on goal.


• CSU travels to Detroit next Saturday (Oct. 15) for a 1:00 pm contest.