Sept. 2, 2012
Bearcats rout Newman, 9-1
MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri State University women’s soccer team finished its weekend with their first win of the season, 9-1, Sunday against Newman University.
In a showcase of the Bearcats youthful team, two goals were scored by freshmen. Anna Holden and Sara Worsfold scored their first goals of their collegiate careers as junior Jordan Albright added her first of the season as well.
Bearcats Victoria Von Mende and Elizabeth Walde both scored two goals in the win. Von Mende scored two goals in a game for the third time in her career. The two goals bring Von Mende to three goals this season. Walde scored her first and second goals of her Northwest career in the game also.
The team was one goal shy from tying the school record for goals in a game. The record of 10 goals in a game was set against Presentation College in 2001. The Bearcats offense set the momentum for the game with 38 shots on goal compared to Newman’s five shots.
Amanda Spade also scored her first goal of the season in the 28th minute to give Northwest a 3-0 lead. The Bearcats first three goals all came in a span of six minutes as Chelsea Fournier netted her first goal of the year in the 25th minute.
Newman’s only goal came in the 59th minute of the game as Mallory Hurst shot the ball passed Kelsey Adams. Adams received the win, making her season record 1-0-1. Adams had four saves in the game.
The loss was credited to Haley Borchers who allowed five goals in the first half.
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