LEXINGTON, Ky. – Herd females’s soccer (0-2-0) fell in its first avenue contest of the season, 3-0, to the Kentucky Wildcats (1-0-1) on Sunday night in Lexington.
“We showed diverse assert tonight, especially in the first half,” Marshall females’s soccer head coach Michael Swan stated after the match. “However in the 2nd half, early on we lost our plot a miniature bit bit each and each with the ball and defensively. We have bought to safe better the following day and then shift our point of interest to Ohio University and the following four video games.”
Both teams struggled offensively in the early going as in the first 20 minutes of play the lone two shots went wide of map by the Wildcats.
Junior Marshall goalkeeper Courtney McVicker then saved a pair of UK attempts in the 22nd and 26th minutes to care for the rating 0-0.
Senior forward Kat Gonzalez fired a shot at Kentucky goalkeeper Laura Nielsen, nonetheless the shot turned into saved in the 34th minute. McVicker adopted up alongside with her third set of the half 5 minutes later because it remained 0-0.
Freshman midfielder Kayla Denney recorded her first shot on the correct note with 13 seconds left in the opening half, alternatively it turned into saved as the two facets went into halftime tied 0-0.
McVicker opened the 2nd half with saves in the 47th and 50th minutes.
UK tallied the first map of the sport in 53rd minute on a shot by Jordyn Rhodes. Rhodes scored her 2nd map of the competition in the 60th minute to set MU down 2-0.
Freshman defender Olivia Delikat placed a shot on map in the 65th minute.
Rhodes stumbled on the wait on of the earn of a rebound in the 67th minute for a hat trick as Marshall trailed 3-0.
Junior midfielder Iselin Noevik fired a ball on the correct note that turned into saved by the UK goalkeeper in the 70th minute.
McVicker recorded three extra saves in the 2nd half sooner than Mira Pastoft saw her first motion with the Herd, making her first set in the ultimate minute of the competition.
Marshall heads to Athens, Ohio, relate on the Ohio Bobcats Thursday at 4 p.m.
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