GREENVILLE, Ill. - The women's soccer team challenged Millikin in a match that ended in a 2-1 defeat for the Panthers on Wednesday night in Greenville.
Millikin jumped ahead by a goal when they scored on a free kick in the fifth minute of the match and carried the 1-0 advantage to halftime.
Over the first half, Millikin outshot Greenville 11-5, but the Panthers reversed course in the second half, holding Millikin to four shots while taking 10 of their own.
Reigning SLIAC defensive player of the week Marjory Coates served as GU's goalkeeper and produced six saves after facing eight shots on goal.
The Panthers (2-4-1) host Monmouth on Saturday in Greenville at 7 p.m.