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Women's Soccer Outshoots Kennesaw State in Loss

September 21, 2018  Kennesaw, Ga.  RSS
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Women's Soccer Outshoots Kennesaw State in Loss

Liberty women's soccer competed in its first ever ASUN match to open up conference play on the road against Kennesaw State. The Lady Flames were in control for the majority of the game, outshooting the Owls but KSU convereted on two scoring chances, giving Kennesaw State the 2-0 win. Liberty falls to 1-8 while Kennesaw State improves to 8-2-1.

Scoring Summary

22' – KENNESAW STATE – Jenna Vollrath (Assists by Isabella Contreras)

89' – KENNESAW STATE – Kendall Higgs (Assists by Kathryn Schreck)

Turning Point

Despite outshooting Kennesaw State 12-6 throughout the game, the Owls converted a goal midway through the first half that had the Lady Flames trailing from behind most of the game.

Key Stats & Notes

  • Liberty had 12 shots on goal led by Devon Sipala with three shots.

  • The Lady Flames had five shots on goal compared to KSU's four shots.

  • Kailey Neef earned her first start of the season.

  • This was Liberty's eighth different starting lineup in the nine games this season.

  • Avery Belk and Mickayla Green each started the second game of the season.

  • This was the first game since Campbell (Aug. 26) that Liberty outshot its opponent.

Thoughts from Coach Wedemeyer

"I thought we were the better team for much of the game tonight. We played well, but continue to find ways to lose rather finding ways to win. We will keep pushing to find that winner's mentality."

Up Next

Liberty will host its first ever ASUN contest at home on Sunday, Sept. 23, when the Lady Flames host NJIT. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Osborne Stadium.