Tornado drop league contest at Erskine

Tornado drop league contest at Erskine

DUE WEST, S.C. – The King University women's soccer team dropped a close contest at Erskine College on Saturday afternoon. The Flying Fleet scored a pair of second-half goals to defeat the Tornado 2-0.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Erskine 2, King 0
LOCATION: Huggins Field; Due West, S.C.
RECORDS: King 5-10, 2-8 Conference Carolinas; Erskine 5-8-1, 3-6-1 Conference Carolinas

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The first half was defensive with only seven shots total.
  • King took two shots, with one being on target while Erskine placed two of their five shots on target.
  • Erin Foster came up with one of those saves for the Tornado in the 14th minute.
  • In the 23rd minute, Megan Brody ripped a shot that was turned away by the Erskine goalkeeper.
  • Foster made another save in the 45th minute, sending the game to halftime with no score.
  • Foster made a pair of saves in the opening minutes of the second half, but the Flying Fleet broke through in the 50th minute when Brittiney Gardner found Katie Cauble for the first goal of the contest.
  • Anya Gross came back with an attempt for the Tornado in the 54th minute, and Meghan O'Ferral had a shot in the 55th minute, but both were saved.
  • King had two more shots from O'Ferral and Jaida Souvanarraj turned away in the 72nd and 73rd minutes, respectively.
  • Erskine added an insurance goal in the 85th minute as Lauren Mullen found the back of the net on an assist from Devyn Cabral.
  • The Flying Fleet then packed in their defense to take the contest 2-0.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • King took seven shots, placing six on goal.
  • The Tornado also earned seven corner kicks.
  • Foster made seven saves for the Tornado.

FOR THE FOES

  • Erskine took 16 shots, nine being on target.
  • The Flying Fleet earned four corner kicks in the contest.
  • Cheyanne Fuller made six saves in the match.

UP NEXT

  • King closes the regular season on Monday when they take on Limestone College at 12:30 p.m.