SHSU soccer falls to Air Force 2-1
Published: Monday, September 24, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 01:09
After closing the first period with a last minute goal, the Sam Houston State University ladies soccer team lost against the U.S Air Force Academy 2-1 late in the second half Friday evening.
USAF's senior forward, Stephanie Patterson, scored two goals within six minutes against the Bearkats with a penalty kick in the 62-minute and an unassisted goal in the 68-minute.
Patterson is USAF’s leading scorer this season with five goals.
The Bearkats led at the end of the first period with a late 36-minute goal from freshman forward Shelby McDaniel.
The freshman gained her first goal of the season and of her collegiate career.
SHSU committed 12 fouls throughout the match compared to USAF’s four. Both teams had 15 shots on goal.
Freshman goalkeeper, Kylie Hambleton had six saves in the loss.
The lady Bearkats (3-7) start conference play Friday in Huntsville against Nicholls State at 7 p.m. and Sunday against Central Arkansas at 1 p.m.
For more information and a full roster with the remaining schedule, visit www.gobearkats.com.