Milligan, Union play to 1-1 tie

from staff reports


   In the battle of undefeated teams, nothing was settled after 110 minutes on Wednesday night. Milligan tied Union 1-1 in the battle for first place in the AAC Conference.
   Milligan opened the scoring in the fourth minute, when Bianca Spoto received a pass from Katie Lindemann and slammed it pass the Union's goalkeeper to put Milligan ahead, 1-0.
   Milligan led at halftime 1-0.
   Union came out of halftime and scored in the eighth minute of the second half. Alessandra Tavolone hit a wicked shot passed the diving Emma Wirkus for the tying goal.
   The two teams played two 10-minute overtimes, but nobody could score in the overtimes.
   Emma Wirkus made nine saves to keep Milligan alive. Her record is 1-1-1.
   With the tie, Milligan is currently 10-2-1 and Union is 8-0-2.
   Milligan will host South Carolina St. on Saturday at 1 p.m.