Women’s Soccer Earns First Win of Season

womens-soccerThe Illinois Tech Women’s Soccer team played host to St. Mary of the Woods in a matchup of two USCAA schools on September 21. The Scarlet Hawks found the win column as they beat the Pomeroys 2-1.

How It Happened

  • It was an early start for the Pomeroys, as Yadira Castellanos would open up the scoring with an unassisted goal seven minutes into the game.
  • The Scarlet Hawks continual offensive pressure would eventually pay off when off a Kirsten Robinson corner kick, the rebound would find Madison Harris for the goal. The goal came with only 16 seconds remaining in the half.
  • The second half saw more offensive pressure from the Scarlet Hawks. This time, the offense capitalized on a free kick goal from Kirsten Robinson in the 84th minute.
  • The Illinois Tech defense stood strong for the remainder of the match, as the team took home a 2-1 victory.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Madison Harris would score once on three shots, with her tally coming on her only shot on goal.
  • Kirsten Robinson had one shot on goal and four shots total. Her goal also came on her lone shot on net.
  • Elizabeth Bremer would also tally three shots with one shot on goal.

Stats to Know

  • Both teams would combine to have six shots in the first half.
  • Illinois Tech would outshoot SMW 11-1 in the second half, with eight of the Illinois Tech shots coming before the Pomeroys only shot.
  • The Scarlet Hawks would attempt seven corner kicks to SMW’s three.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks open up a three-match road trip on Friday, September 23 at Rockford. Game time is set for 5 p.m.