Lions Narrowly Outscored By Crusaders

Lions Narrowly Outscored By Crusaders

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Emmanuel College women's soccer team suffered a tough loss to conference opponent North Greenville on Wednesday night. After taking an early 2 point lead, the Lions were outscored 5-4 in their first conference loss of the season.

The night started out well for the Lions with their first goal coming under three minutes into the match from Senior Kayla Brown. This marked Brown's 3rd goal of the season.

Just five minutes later, Freshman Moriah Logue made her scoring debut to bring the score to 2-0.

Now facing a two point deficit, the Crusaders began to put pressure on the Lions with two consecutive corner kicks. With twenty minutes on the clock, NGU had their first goal of the night.

Brown would have another attempt at scoring for the Lions, but the shot was saved by goalkeeper Brianna Rowe.

The crusaders would then fire away several more shots, eventually scoring again and brining the match to a 2-2 tie.

In the second half, North Greenville would take the lead for the first time. The Lions would then retaliate with a goal from Sophomore Hannah Logue, her 7th goal of the season.

With the score once again tied, North Greenville capitalized on a free kick to take the lead. Three minutes later, the Crusaders fired another shot in the goal bringing the score to 3-5.

With under six minutes left on the clock, Hannah Logue would score for the Lions once again. 

Senior Abbie Duckett attempted one more unsuccessful shot before the time expired.

The Lions will return with another conference match on Sunday, Sept. 23rd when they take on Mount Olive.

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