Trojans Fall To DI Hampton 2-1

Trojans Fall To DI Hampton 2-1

Hampton, Va. - The University of Mount Olive fell to Division I Hampton University 2-1 in non-conference women's soccer Tuesday afternoon.

Match Information
Score: Hampton 2, Mount Olive 1
Records: Mount Olive (1-4-0, 1-0-0); Hampton (1-7-0)
Location: Hampton, Va.

How It Happened

First Half

  • Mount Olive and Hampton came out of the gate firing on all cylinders as both teams combined for 13 shots in the first 38 minutes.
  • A foul in the box against UMO allowed the Pirates a penalty kick opportunity, an opportunity they did not miss as Hampton took a 1-0 lead.

Second Half

  • UMO battled back to find the equalizing goal in the 84th minute as Kaylee Larson found the back of the net to tie the match at one.
  • Hampton did not allow the tie to last as under 10 seconds later the Pirates regained the lead for good.

Key Stats

  • Larson led the Trojans with four shots and a goal.
  • Abigail Ross (1-4-0) picked up the loss in goal as she allowed two goals on 14 shots on goal.

Up Next

Mount Olive will hit the road to take on Erskine College September 23 in Due West, S.C. First kick is set for 2 p.m.