Women's Soccer Falls to Flying Fleet 3-2

Women's Soccer Falls to Flying Fleet 3-2

Due West, S.C. - The University of Mount Olive fell to Erskine College 3-2 in Conference Carolinas women's soccer Saturday afternoon.

Match Information
Score: Erskine 3, Mount Olive 2
Records: Mount Olive (1-5-0, 1-1-0); Erskine (3-4-0, 2-2-0)
Location: Due West, S.C.

How It Happened

First Half

  • Mount Olive came out on fire as UMO jumped at a chance for an early goal in the ninth minute.
  • Kaylee Larson collected a pass from Niza Vera and found the back of the net just 8:10 into the opening frame to give the Trojans the early lead.
  • Erskine was able to answer back in the 40th minute to tie the game at one going into halftime.

Second Half

  • The Flying Fleet took over the lead in the 68th minute following a goal by Katie Cauble from Erskine.
  • UMO fought back to tie the game in the 82nd minute as Jaelyn Brown scored the equalizing goal off a pass from Devynn Brennan.
  • Erskine, however, did not allow the tie to stand as the Flying Fleet found the game-winning goal in the 86th minute and the Trojans were unable to tie the match.

Key Stats

  • Larson led the Trojans with five shots and a goal.
  • Abigail Ross picked up the loss in goal as she allowed three goals on 12 shots on goal.

Up Next

Mount Olive will return home to Amon Field to host Belmont Abbey September 27. First kick is set for 7 p.m.