The Illinois Wesleyan women's soccer team bowed out of the NCAA Division III tournament with a 2-0 second-round loss to No. 14-ranked Ohio Northern on Sunday afternoon at Kerscher Stadium in Ada, Ohio.
The No. 20-ranked Titans end their season at 17-5-0 while the Polar Bears improve to 19-1-2 and advance to a Sweet 16 meeting with No. 2-ranked William Smith.
IWU freshman goalkeeper Kelli McCarthy made a career-high 10 saves after facing 19 shots. Ohio Northern netminder Megan Grierson turned aside four Titan shots for her 13th shutout of the season.
Both Polar Bear goals came in the second half off the foot of Sarah Puntel.
Men's basketball falls: The Eureka College men's basketball team closed out its exhibition season with a 96-69 loss to Division I Loyola on Sunday at Gentile Arena in Chicago.
Shea Feehan scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Red Devils while Jordan Dehm chipped in 11 points and five rebounds. Central Catholic product Jake Baughman had three points for Loyola.
Eureka opens its regular season at home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. against Robert Morris-Peoria.