Lady Red Hawks disappointed by Jessup

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women's soccer team faced league opponent William Jessup at home on Saturday, Oct. 2. Despite a great first half by Simpson, William Jessup bested the Red Hawks 2-1.

The lady Red Hawks dominated William Jessup in the first half with four shots (two on goal). The Red Hawks defense wouldn't allow a single shot for the Warriors. Senior Courtney Opie scored in the first seven minutes to give the Red Hawks an early 1-0 lead.

William Jessup would control the second half out-shooting Simpson 10-5 with five shots on goal to the Red Hawks' one. Freshman Morghan Pomeroy recorded three saves and allowed two goals in the second half. William Jessup's Hekla Goodman tied the game at 59:20 and then Angela Lira would give the Warriors a 2-1 lead at 76:40. Simpson would have one more chance to tie the game but Heather Perez missed wide and the Warriors earned the victory.

Perez lead the Red Hawks with three shots and Opie recorded one shot and one goal. Karissa Hansen had the team's only assist.

The Red Hawks' next game is Wednesday, Oct. 6 against Holy Names University in Oakland, Calif. The game is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m.


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