Photo by Kevin Taylor
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University women's soccer lost a tough,
physical contest, 2-0, to visiting Lake Erie College Friday at
It was the Storm's first match of the season, and they commanded
the game for the majority of the first half.
Haley Scherer scored both goals for the Storm. The first came in
the 16th minute on a pass into the box from
teammate Peyton Frankovich.
Carlow (2-3, 0-0 RSC, 1-0 USCAA) had a chance to tie the game in
the 20th minute when a shot by Alexa
Schwab (JR/Conway, Pa.) pinged off the crossbar.
Scherer scored the second goal in the
41st minute after a shot ricocheted off the gloves
of goalkeeper Lauren Forte (SO/Johnstown,
Pa.) and landed right at Scherer's feet. A quick touch put it in
the back of the net and put the Storm up, 2-0, heading into
That proved to be enough to keep the Celtics at bay.
Carlow had a stronger showing in the second half, but could not
get a shot to fall. Schwab had three of the Celtics' four shots on
Paige Schindehette (SR/Bethel Park, Pa.) took
over in goal during the second half, stopping two shots. It was her
first 45 min. in goal since coming off a preseason injury.
Lake Erie out-shot the Celtics 7-3 in the first half, and each
team tallied double-digit fouls.
Carlow hosts Westminster College for a nonconference game
Monday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at Highmark Stadium. Links to live
coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/WSOC19.
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