Captains Hold Off Lions

Captains Hold Off Lions

Middletown, Pa.- The Penn State Harrisburg women's soccer team battled against the 15th-ranked Christopher Newport Captains on Saturday October 22nd. The Lion's held the visitors throughout the first half while creating several quality offensive opportunities. Newport scored the only goal of the game in the second half to secure a 1-0 win over Harrisburg.

Penn State Harrisburg 0 Christopher Newport 1

Penn State Harrisburg Starters

Kulp, Haladay, Edwards, Stark, Fake, Grim, Asper, Hile, Clippinger, Hemler, Arnold

Christopher Newport Starters

Doherty, McCarthy, Kerstiens, Perry, Hudgins, Warner, Montel, Gillis, Locklear, Pratt, Maglio 

Records: Harrisburg (6-11, 3-5 CAC) Christopher Newport (13-1-1, 7-0-1 CAC)

Shots: Harrisburg 13 Newport 10

Shots on Goal: Harrisburg 7 Newport 6

Corner Kicks: Harrisburg 0 Newport 5

How it Happened:

-Harrisburg dominated both sides of the field in the first half, forcing the Captains goalie to make several difficult saves

-The Lion's outshot Christopher Newport 11-3 in the first half, seven shots were on target

-Freshman Madison Hemler led for Harrisburg with 4 shots in the first half

-CNU outshot Harrisburg in the second half, 7-2

-Just two minutes into the second half, the Captains found the back of the net off of a cross in the box and a finish by Kimmie Kerstiens

Individual Leaders:

Penn State Harrisburg

Madison Hemler: 4 shots on goal, 4 shots

Mackenzie Haladay: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal

Erica Hile: 2 shots, 1 shot on goal

Christopher Newport:

Victoria Perry: 1 goal, 6 shots, 3 shots on goal

Kimmie Kerstiens: 1 assist, 1 shot, 1 shot on goal

Taylor Hudgins: 1 shot, 1 shot on goal 

What's Next?

Penn State Harrisburg will travel to Mary Washington on Tuesday October 25th for their final game of the regular season. Kick off is scheduled for 3:30 pm