OREM, Utah - Seattle University women's soccer defeated Kansas City, 1-0, to win the 2018 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament on Sunday afternoon. Kelsey Vogel converted a penalty kick late in the first half and Ariana Romero earned WAC Tournament MVP honors.
Seattle U controlled play early, earning a pair of corner kicks. It was unable to find a finishing touch, though. Kansas City looked better in the middle portion of the half, but Romero was there to keep the game scoreless.
In the 41st minute, Mikaela Morey was taken down in the box, setting up a penalty kick. Vogel stepped forward and calmly deposited a shot to the right of the UMKC goalkeeper for a 1-0 lead.
SU claimed its fourth WAC tournament crown since 2013, with all four coming at UMKC's expense.
SU will learn its NCAA Tournament fate tomorrow. The selection show is at 1:30 p.m.