Pomona-Pitzer Slows Offense in Women’s Soccer Loss

The Illinois Tech women’s soccer team opposed the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer (3-0-1) on Sunday at Stuart Field. Illinois Tech (3-2) was defeated by the California opponent by a score of 3-0.

How it Happened

  • In a slow-paced first half, the lone goal came in the 25th minute. Anna Ponzio of the Sagehens kicked one passed the keeper as Illinois Tech was outshot 9-0 over the first 45 minutes.
  • Ponzio was not done for the visitors, scoring again in the 47th minute to double the lead.
  • Seven minutes later, Brian Varnbuhler made it 3-0 for the Sagehens to cap the scoring.

Stats and Notes

  • Emily Dashiell attempted two shots and the only shot on goal for Illinois Tech.
  • Ponzio had seven shots for the Sagehens.
  • The Sagehens outshot Tech 18-6.
  • Neither team attempted a corner kick the entire first half. Pomona-Pitzer attempted three in the second half compared to Illinois Tech’s two.

Up Next

  • Women’s Soccer does not play until Sunday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m. when the team hosts Knox College. Live audio, video, and stats will be available for the match. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.