WOMEN'S SOCCER AT MOUNT UNION

Women's Soccer beats Wilmington in historic win

Women's Soccer beats Wilmington in historic win

The Muskingum women's soccer team defeated Wilmington for the first time in program history on Wednesday night, 3-1.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (6-6, 1-1), Wilmington (6-3-1, 1-1)
  • Location: New Concord
  • Attendance: 150
  • Game Length: 1:50

Game Notes

  • The Muskie victory snapped Wilmington's seven-game unbeaten streak.
  • The Muskingum-Wilmington all-time series started in 1991.

The Breakdown

  • The Muskies got the scoring started in the first half after a goal from junior Mary Double after a nice through ball from senior Abigail Wagner in the 22nd minute to make it, 1-0.
  • Double got her second goal of the night after Quaker goalkeeper miss-handled a ball in the 37th minute to make 2-0 heading into halftime.
  • The Muskies got their third and final goal of the night from freshman Peyton Phillips off a cross from Double in the 61st minute, making the score, 3-0.
  • The Quakers were able to get on the board late in the second half off a goal from Tiffany Hayes in the 76th minute to make the final score, 3-1.
  • Leading the Muskie attack was Double with three shots, two goals, and one assist.
  • Phillips had one shot and one goal for Muskingum.
  • Wagner added one assist to help aid the  Muskie offense.
  • Sophomore Natalie Woodward, freshman Jenna Jordan, senior Emily Ellyson, and freshman Kaitlin Dawson each added one shot on the night for the Muskies.
  • Junior Katie Bodenmiller played all 90 minutes in frame for the Muskies and had nine saves.
  • Leading the Quakers was Maddie Scott with five shots.
  • Payton Watson added four shots for the Quaker attack.
  • Wilmington goalkeeper Lauren Galloway had two saves in goal.

What's Next

  • The Muskies next look to defend home turf as they take on Ohio Northern in OAC action on Saturday, October 12. The Cancer Awareness contest is set for 1:00 p.m. at the North Athletic Turf Field.