Women's Soccer Victorious Over King 4-2

Women's Soccer Victorious Over King 4-2

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive topped the Tornado of King University 4-2 in Conference Carolinas women's soccer Saturday afternoon at Amon Field.

Match Information
Score: Mount Olive 4, King 2
Records: Mount Olive (3-10-0, 2-5-0); King (2-10-0, 2-7-0)
Location: Mount Olive, N.C. (Amon Field)

How It Happened

First Half

  • Mount Olive came out of the gates hot as the Trojans took an early 1-0 lead off a Kendall Blaine score in the 30th minute.
  • Lauren Mumford gave UMO a little more breathing room as she netted her first goal of the game off a Hannah Kirk pass in the 40th minute. 

Second Half

  • The Trojans extended their lead to three when Mumford collected her second goal of the game in the 47th minute.
  • At the 47:00 mark King found an answer to the Trojans' offense as Reagan Dempsey decreased the Tornado deficit to 3-1.
  • UMO was able to answer, however, in the 75th min when Blaine recorded her second goal on a pass from Selena Montelongo.
  • King was able to pick up one final goal in the 88th minute but was unable to complete the comeback.

Key Stats

  • Kendall Blaine led the Trojans with two goals on six shots.
  • Lauren Mumford also had two goals on three shots.
  • Sterling Morris in goal for Mount Olive recorded her first win as a Trojan keeper picking up two saves on four shots. 

Up Next

Mount Olive will return action October 18 when the Trojans travel to Gaffney, S.C. to take on Limestone College. First kick is set for 7:30 p.m.