Women's Soccer Blanked at #16 Belmont Abbey 2-0
October 9, 2010
BELMONT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey, ranked #16 in the nation, put home a goal in each half to defeat Pfeiffer University 2-0 in Conference Carolinas women’s soccer action on Saturday afternoon. The victory keeps the Crusaders unbeaten at 12-0, 7-0 in league play. The loss sends the Lady Falcons to 6-5, 3-2.
Scoreless for the first 20 minutes of play, Belmont Abbey’s Kristin Foster put the hosts on the board in the 21st minute. After a Pfeiffer foul, Foster took the free kick and scored from about 25 yards out for the 1-0 lead. At the 79th minute, Ananda Gebreyesus added an insurance tally by beating Lady Falcon goal keeper Jamie Alcala on a 1-on-1 break.
Belmont Abbey had control for much of the match out shooting Pfeiffer 11-3 overall, 6-1 on goal. The Crusaders had eight corner attempts while the Lady Falcons didn’t get any opportunities. Anna Donaldson had to stop just one shot in the shutout win in net.
Pfeiffer will return home on Tuesday hosting Mount Olive in another league contest. The Lady Falcons will kick off with the Trojans at 4:00 p.m.