Streaks Streak Past Women's Soccer; Raiders Suffer Just Second Home Loss
AALLIANCE, Ohio -- The Mount Union women's soccer team lost a home game for just the second time this season as the Purple Raiders fell 3-1 to John Carroll in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Tuesday at Mount Union Stadium.
With the victory, John Carroll improves its record to 7-5-1 and 2-1-1 in the OAC, while Mount Union falls to 8-4 and 2-2 in the conference.
Nicki Bohrer scored the game's first goal in the 22nd minute to put the Blue Streaks up 1-0, when Raider goalkeeper Maria Favorite (Chesterland/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) saved a shot by Kelly Kurtis that went to Bohrer, who put the rebound in the net.
In the 33rd minute, Mackenzie Kenner gave the Blue Streaks a 2-0 lead when she headed in a corner kick that was taken by teammate Danielle Sharbaugh.
Shannon Evans (Newbury/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) cut the deficit to 2-1 when she scored her ninth goal of the year in the 59th minute on a through ball from teammate Amanda Tamerlano (North Royalton/North Royalton) that got past the John Carroll goalkeeper Haley McDonald.
Kenner put the game away in the 71st minute when she scored her second header of the game off a corner kick.
Ashley Sams (Alliance/St. Thomas Aquinas) led the Raiders with three shots on the evening, and Favorite made eight saves.
Mount Union goes on the road to Columbus for a key OAC matchup Saturday at 3 pm at Capital.