Penn State Harrisburg's Erica Hile Scores Game Winner Over York

Penn State Harrisburg's Erica Hile Scores Game Winner Over York

York, Pa. - The Penn State Harrisburg women's soccer team traveled to face off against the York College Spartan's on Wednesday October 5th.  After going down 1-0 early in the first half, the Lions battled back thanks to goals from Kristen Stark and Erica Hile helped Harrisburg to a 2-1 important conference road win

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Grice, Haladay, Miller, Stark, Fake, Grim, Asper, Hile, Vavrek, Arnold, Hemler

York (Pa.) Starters

Brisbane, McCarthy, Herman, Guzman, Good, Rankin, Chambers, Munshower, Rankin, Niller, Cullison

Records: Harrisburg 5-7, 2-1 (CAC) York 3-7-1, 1-2 (CAC)

Shots: Harrisburg 5, York 12

Shots on Goal: Harrisburg 2, York 3

Corner Kicks: Harrisburg 3, York 4

Saves: Harrisburg 2, York 0

How it Happened:

-The Spartans got off to a quick start, scoring their only goal of the game in the second minute of play. Maxine Herman finished a loose ball that Harrisburg struggled to clear out of the box

-The Lion's tied up the game as Kristen Stark scooped up a through ball from teammate Madison Hemler. Stark chipped the ball over Spartan goal keeper Brittany Cullison with 8 minutes to go in the first half

-The Lion's wasted no time in the second half to grab the game winner as Erica Hile collected a loose ball and shot from nearly 40 yards out. Hile's shot fell right under the cross bar and above the goal keeper's hands. Hile's goal occurred only 6 minutes into the second half

-Both teams battled back and forth for the remainder of the game but the Lion's defense stood strong and kept a zero for the rest of the match up

-Today was the first time Penn State Harrisburg has beaten York since joining the CAC

Individual Leaders:

Penn State Harrisburg

Kristen Stark: 1 goal, 3 shots, 1 shot on goal

Erica Hile: 1 goal, 1 shot on goal, 1 shot

Raquel Grice: 1 shot


Maxine Herman: 1 goal, 2 shots, 1 shot on goal

Corie Elliot: 3 shots

Natalie McCarthy: 2 shots 

What's Next?

Penn State Harrisburg will host Salisbury on Saturday October 8th at 12 pm. The Lion's will look to get their third straight conference win of the year