Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University women's soccer ended up on the
losing end of a 3-0 contest against NCAA DIII challenger Baldwin
Wallace University Saturday at Highmark Stadium.
Both teams were evenly matched with five shots apiece in the
first half, but Carlow goalkeeper Lauren
Forte (SO/Johnstown, Pa.) stopped four of the Baldwin
Wallace shots on goal, sending the teams into the locker rooms at
halftime deadlocked, 0-0.
The Yellow Jackets (5-2) broke the tie in the 53rd
minute off the toe of Maddie Farrell. A foul in the box set up a
penalty kick for Baldwin Wallace in the
60th minute, and goalkeeper Anya
Achtyl (FR/Lancaster, N.Y.) was unable to come up
with the stop, putting the Yellow Jackets up, 2-0. Achtyl made
three saves in the second half.
Carlow had a chance to cut the lead to one in the
83rd minute on a penalty kick. Rachel
Flory (SR/Huntington Beach. Calif.) stepped to the line
for the Celtics, but Baldwin Wallace keeper Emma Bruno stopped the
Baldwin Wallace scored its third goal in the final seconds of
the game when the Celtics allowed Brandi Filippi to dribble down
the baseline and slip her shot into the side of the net.
The Celtics (2-5, 1-0 USCAA) held a 5-2 corner kick advantage,
but Baldwin Wallace put 10 shots on goal to Carlow's four. Junior
Alexa Schwab (Conway, Pa.) had six shots (two
on goal) for the Celtics.
Carlow travels to the University of Cincinnati Clermont for a
USCAA match on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.
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