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Girls soccer: Tigers earn No. 3 seed, open 1AA play Thursday

The Farmington girls soccer team capped off an 8-4-4 regular season and a third-place finish in the Missota Conference with a 1-0 shutout of Shakopee last Thursday at Tiger Stadium.

The Tigers finished 5-2 in the league, with their two losses coming to first-place Holy Angels and second-place Chaska. The team earned the No. 3 seed in the Section 1AA tournament and hosts sixth-seeded Rochester Century in the opening round Thursday at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. The top two seeds went to Lakeville North and Lakeville South, respectively.

Matt Steichen

Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.

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