Lady Red Hawks Fall to Eagles
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women's soccer team hosted the Embry-Riddle Eagles on Oct. 4. The Eagles won 5-2.
The Lady Red Hawks came out on the defensive side with a quick save from sophomore goalkeeper Tayler Lennier. Senior Corrisa Olmstead had back-to-back corner kicks, and then Lennier had two quick back-to-back saves. Simpson senior Janelle Gaddy had a shot on goal but it went wide. The Lady Eagles tried to score on Lennier, but she had another save. Around the 20:00 minute mark Embry-Riddle put the first score on the board, when junior Kalyn Goodenough scored. The Eagles took a 2-0 lead, when senior Sidney Jones got a shot past Lennier. The Eagles started to get aggressive and had a quick foul on Jones and also a yellow card. Simpson’s Hannah England also had a foul. The Lady Red Hawks put their first score on the board, when sophomore Brook Gaddy scored off an assist by senior Lauren Godinet to put the Red Hawks within one. Lennier had two more saves before the half to keep the score close at 2-1.
The Eagles came out of half time and had a quick score by sophomore Estelle Fortes to make the score 3-1. Lennier had another save, but shortly after Embry-Riddle took a 4-1 lead when of Jones scored her second goal of the game off an assist from freshman Mariah Desmarais. Then Lennier recorded three more saves, while Godinet’s shot on goal was saved by the Eagles. Simpson’s Janelle Gaddy scored on a penalty shot to make the score 4-2. The Lady Eagles’ Goodenough scored again to make the final score of 5-2.
The Lady Red Hawks took 13 shots and had nine shots on goal. They finished the game with 12 saves.
Simpson will hit the road and take on Menlo College on Oct. 7 at 12:30 p.m.
Written by Katie Ratfield
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.