2021 Griz Soccer Thread (fall season)

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Since it seems like I'm the only person in these parts that makes threads for the UM sports that aren't football or basketball, here's the soccer one.

They had themselves a big weekend with home wins against Texas Southern and Boise State, shutting out both squads.

It also netted a sweep of Big Sky POTW awards for our fifth-year stalwarts named "Taylor": https://gogriz.com/news/2021/9/14/socce ... onors.aspx
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Good to see these girls finding their identity. Losing some major key players from last year really shown through for the 1st couple of matches but it looks like coach is getting them straightened out just in time for con play. Go Griz!
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MissoulaCanucksFan wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:48 pm Since it seems like I'm the only person in these parts that makes thread for the minor UM sports, here's the soccer one.

They had themselves a big weekend with home wins against Texas Southern and Boise State, shutting out both squads.

It also netted a sweep of Big Sky POTW awards for our fifth-year stalwarts named "Taylor": https://gogriz.com/news/2021/9/14/socce ... onors.aspx
Also, I know you didn’t mean it as a slight but I’m sure most of these girls don’t see soccer or softball as a minor sport. We here in this forum prefer to call it the “other sports” forum😄.
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alabamagrizzly wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:10 pm
MissoulaCanucksFan wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:48 pm Since it seems like I'm the only person in these parts that makes thread for the minor UM sports, here's the soccer one.

They had themselves a big weekend with home wins against Texas Southern and Boise State, shutting out both squads.

It also netted a sweep of Big Sky POTW awards for our fifth-year stalwarts named "Taylor": https://gogriz.com/news/2021/9/14/socce ... onors.aspx
Also, I know you didn’t mean it as a slight but I’m sure most of these girls don’t see soccer or softball as a minor sport. We here in this forum prefer to call it the “other sports” forum😄.
Well, my mistake then. I appreciate you pointing that out, though I do remember when I was a journalism student at UM over 15 years ago one of my professors referred to soccer as one of the "minor" sports so that was probably why I typed that in when making the topic. I managed to fix my mistake.

I've been to every home soccer game this season after not attending their games last spring and I support them the same way I support the football and basketball teams. I know that Griz football and Griz & Lady Griz basketball are the big dollar sports at UM but I'm not afraid to give the ladies on the soccer team some love, too. Same thing with the softball team but it's been more than two years since I watched them play because the pandemic wiped out their 2020 home schedule, and I didn't attend any of their games last spring as I wasn't yet vaccinated.
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Griz beat Long Beach State 1-0 in a game where The Beach kept UM in their own end for pretty much the whole match.

Then Taylor Stoeger to Sydney Haustein happened in the 85th minute.
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MissoulaCanucksFan wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:42 pm Griz beat Long Beach State 1-0 in a game where The Beach kept UM in their own end for pretty much the whole match.

Then Taylor Stoeger to Sydney Haustein happened in the 85th minute.
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Incredible they best regionally ranked Boise St and the. Trumped it with a win over LBSU a few days later. Incredible!
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Ugh, I put up the wrong tweet! :oops: (though it did include the moment the match ended)

Here's the goal that broke the backs of The Beach:
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