Trojans Fall To Hawks

Jaelyn Brown vs. Lees-McRae (Photo by Bobby Williams)
Jaelyn Brown vs. Lees-McRae (Photo by Bobby Williams)

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive was defeated 2-0 by the Hawks of Chowan University in Conference Carolinas women's soccer Tuesday afternoon at Amon Field.

Match Information
Score: Chowan 2, Mount Olive 0
Records: Mount Olive (3-13-0, 2-8-0); Chowan (11-1-2, 8-1-1)
Location: Mount Olive, N.C. (Amon Field)

How It Happened

First Half

  • Mount Olive maintained possession of the ball early in the first half as the offense came out of the gate pressing the Chowan defense.
  • The Trojans and Hawks entered halftime knotted up nil-nil, as UMO held CU to just five shots in the half with Sterling Morris making three saves.

Second Half

  • Chowan got on the scoreboard just six minutes into the second half as Carolina Lucci shook a defender and faked the keeper to score the first Hawk goal.
  • Less than five minutes later, Lucci scored her second of the game as she corraled her own rebound off the post to connect with the back of the net.
  • Following a hard foul, UMO played a man down for the final 30 minutes of the match.

Up Next

Mount Olive returns to action on Saturday, October 28, as the Warriors of Southern Wesleyan travel to Amon Field for UMO's regular-season finale. First kick is set for 1 p.m. with Trojan Senior Day ceremonies prior to game time.