Tigerville – Women’s soccer dropped its second straight game after falling to Belmont Abbey in a 3-0 decision in Conference Carolinas play.
Abbey scored in the 21st minute of the first half when Kathryn Laughlin scored the first goal of the game with help from Morgan Patton and Tatiana Dougherty, as both were credited with assists.
North Greenville fired off 10-shots in the opening period but was unable to find the back of the net. Five of those shots were saved by BAC keepers to preserve the shutout. NGU got off eight shots on frame throughout the 90-minutes of regulation led by Alyssa Mendez who put two shots on the keeper.
NGU’s best chance to score came in the first half on a free-kick. Megan Biehl lined up and sent in a shot that was inches high and careened off of the cross-bar allowing Abbey to clear the threat while holding the Crusaders scoreless.
BAC added on to the lead in the early minutes of the first half on a goal from Tatiana Daugherty in the 44th minute. Daugherty added one more goal in the second half to put North Greenville in a 3-0 disposition.
NGU fell to 8-5 overall and 6-4 in league play after Wednesday’s loss to Belmont Abbey. Brianna Rowe finished the game with seven saves after 83-minutes of action. Lizzy Luzzie stopped one shot in five minutes of game action.
North Greenville heads to North Carolina this weekend to take on Chowan on Saturday at noon.