Second Half Goals Not Enough for Women’s Soccer in Wednesday Evening Match

Credit: Lyn Hutchinson
Credit: Lyn Hutchinson

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Sewanee women's soccer team were defeated by the University of Alabama in Huntsville, an NCAA Division II institution, 5-3, Wednesday evening from Charger Park.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Alabama Huntsville (2-2-1) 5, Sewanee (1-4-1) 3
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Chargers struck early and often in the match, scoring three goals in almost a three-minute span from the 10th to 12th minutes.

-In the 23rd minute, Melanie Brannon scored her second goal of the match and pushed the UAH lead to 4-0.

-In the second half, Sewanee outscored the home team 3-1 thanks to two goals by Addie Roemershauser (50', 73') and Isabel Washko (77').

-Roemershauser now has four goals on the season, while Washko netted her third of the season on Wednesday.

-For the match, each team took 16 shots each, with Sewanee had the advantage in the second half, 10-6.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Abbie Kleckley led Sewanee with four total shots, two on goal. However, she earned a point thanks to an assist off of Sewanee's second goal in the 73rd minute.

-Chloe Thompson, Addie Roemershauser and Bea Richardson each had two shots on goal.

ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE KEY STATISTICS
-Melanie Brannon had three shots on goal and finished with five points on two goals and an assist.

-Adriana Wright saved four shots in the first half.

UP NEXT
Sewanee returns home for a season-long six-match homestand, beginning Saturday against Agnes Scott. Kickoff is scheduled for noon from Puett Field.

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