Lions Roll Past Immaculata

Lions Roll Past Immaculata

Harrisburg, Pa.   The Penn State Harrisburg Women's Soccer team picked up its third straight win defeating Immaculata University. The Lions Kaeleigh Smedley and Madison Hemler scored first half goals to get the Lions out an early lead. Rhyan Socash would add a goal early in the second half putting the game out of reach.


The Result:

Penn State Harrisburg 3 vs Immaculata 0


Penn State Harrisburg Starters:

Kayla ArnoldMackenzie HaladayRomina DichioTabitha Fake, Michaela LoweryKaeleigh SmedleyBailey SmithPaige SharrowRhyan SocashHaley Vavrek, and Madison Hemler


Immaculata Starters:

Johnston, Donmoyer, Gardyasz, Rojas, Schumacher, Kriebel, McCue, Quigley, Kriebel, Phillips, and Terry


How It Happened:

The Lions offense struck in the 13th minute. Rhyan Socash would play a through ball to Kaeleigh Smedley who would slip a shot past the goalie to give the Lions a 1-0 lead. Harrisburg's offense would quickly add another goal when Romina Dichio would draw a foul in the box resulting in a penalty shot. Madison Hemler would step and burry the shot for the second straight game, giving the Lions a 2-0 advantage. With the early lead, Head Coach Adam Clay would use the opportunity to get some players experience playing 27 different players.


The Lions would reinsert the starters to begin the second half, leading to a goal in the 52nd minute. Hemler would gather a loose ball near midfield and sent into the box toward Socash. She would head the ball past a defender and then burry a shot in the back of the net for her first career goal.


Inside the Numbers:

  • Team Records: Penn State Harrisburg (4-3) vs. Immaculata (2-4)
  • Shots: Harrisburg 11 vs Immaculata 5
  • Shots on Goal: Harrisburg 3  vs Immaculata 2
  • Corner Kicks: Harrisburg 4 vs Immaculata 3
  • Saves: Harrisburg 2 vs Immaculata 0


Individual Leaders:

Madison Hemler- Goal and Assist

Rhyan Socash- Goal and Assist

Kaeleigh Smedley- Goal


What's Next:

The Lions will be back in action on Wednesday September 19th against Penn College at 7PM.