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Women's Soccer Can't Equalize in 1-0 Loss to Anderson

Women's Soccer Can't Equalize in 1-0 Loss to Anderson

SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's soccer team (3-4) lost to Anderson University (4-0-1) this afternoon 1-0. Stellar play from every player wasn't enough to pull out an equalizer as the Pomeroys fall back under .500 on the season.

The Highlights 

  • Anderson University scored first in the 13th minute as Morgan Reed tallied the game's first goal
  • AU led the Pomeroys 1-0 at halftime; the Ravens outshot SMWC 20-to-1 in the first half
  • With seven minutes remaining in the contest, SMWC made a push to tie the game but their attempt was unsuccessful
  • With 33 seconds, the Woods had an opportunity as Alicia Lombardo drove toward the AU goalie but the Pomeroys were unlucky

By the Numbers

  • The Ravens outshot the Pomeroys a staggering 32-3, but the Pomeroy defense held tight
  • Goalkeeper Megan Benefiel made an impressive 14 saves on 15 opportunities
  • SMWC committed just 2 fouls to Anderson's 6

What's Next?

The women's soccer team will be back on the pitch on Saturday, September 21st. First touch is set for 1:00 p.m. ET against Principia College.

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