NU soccer suffers tough loss to Illinois

The Nebraska soccer team lost 3-1 to #25 Illinois on Sunday afternoon at the Nebraska Soccer Field on Senior Day. Junior Morgan Marlborough scored her 20th goal of the season. Nebraska falls to 7-8-1 overall and 4-6-0 in Big Ten play, and will have to win there game next week at Minnesota to have any shot at the Big Ten Tournament.
Illinois’ Marissa Mykines got the Fighting Illini on the board at 28:45 and Illinois would extend their lead to 2-0 just over 10 minutes later at 39:57 on a free kick from Jenna Carosio. Marlborough cut the Illini lead at 48:22 off Stacy Bartels’ fourth assist of 2011.
The game on Friday night with the Minnesota Golden Gophers is set for 7 p.m