Simpson drops sixth straight match

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - It was another rough outing for the Red Hawks women's soccer team as they took the field on Saturday, Oct. 8 against the Warriors from William Jessup University. Simpson lost the match 8-1.

The match started off as bad as it could for the Red Hawks when defender Adrianna Cagliaro scored an own goal to make it 1-0 in favor of William Jessup after just seven minutes. It didn't get much for the Red Hawks. Warrior midfielder Kim Randall made it 2-0 in the 21st minute and then Alyssa Wimmer would make it 3-0 in the 25th minute. The scored remained 3-0 until the end of the half.

As if that wasn't enough of bad news for the Red Hawks just 34 seconds into the second half the Warriors extended their lead on a goal from Sierra Lacata who was assisted by Lauren Young. Lacata scored her second of the game in the 55th minute to gave the Warriors a 5-0 lead. The only bright spot for the Red Hawks came in the 65th minute when senior defender Morgan DeFazio sent a great ball into the box from a free kick right on to the head of fellow captain Megan Furze who placed the ball perfectly into the side netting. After that the Red Hawks just couldn't do anything about the Warrior attack. William Jessup put three more goals in Red Hawks net. Elli Tremblay and Lauren Young both scored in the 74th minute and Chelsea Katt finished off the scoring in the 88th minute to make it 8-1 in favor of the Warriors.

The loss hands the Red Hawks their sixth straight loss and drops their record to 1-7 and 0-3 in the Cal Pac. They will try and get a win against Menlo College at home on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Kick off is set for 1 p.m. Earlier in the season the Red Hawks lost to the Oaks 2-0 down in Atherton, Calif.


Written by Dan Anderson

Photo by Paige Barrett

Pictured Above: Megan Furze

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