Montana defeats Northern Colorado to win Big Sky Championship
MISSOULA, Mont. —
Montana rolled into the Big Sky conference tournament playing its best soccer of the year, and they walk away as the conference champion.
They defeated Northern Colorado 1-0 to claim the championship, after beating Weber St. and Northern Arizona on their way to the finals. Claire Howard put together three straight shutouts, including the championship, and Alexa Coyle scored the lone goal in the 58th minute to give Montana the lead.
Janessa Fowler was named the tournaments MVP. It is the first time the Grizzlies have won the tournament since 2011.