Women's Soccer Falls to Capital in the Rain

Shannon Evans (Photo Credit: JT Higgins)
Shannon Evans (Photo Credit: JT Higgins)

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Sophomore forward Shannon Evans (Newbury/ Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) had the lone goal for Mount Union in a 2-1 Ohio Athletic Conference loss to Capital Saturday at Mount Union Stadium.

The Purple Raiders fall to 10-4-1 overall and 3-2-0 in the OAC while the Crusaders improve to 10-3-1 overall and 3-1-0.

Evans goal came in the 36th minute off a pass from Kelsey Malenic (Poland/ Poland Seminary) which would hold for the remainder of the first half and well into the second.

The Crusaders would notch two goals in a span of two minutes. Jamie Murrary would tie the game in the 79th minute before Becca Cartmill scored the go ahead goal for the Crusaders in the 81st minute.

Mount Union hosts Muskingum Tuesday, October 22 at 7 pm in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup.

                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)
                        2013 Mount Union Women's Soccer
             Capital vs Mount Union (10/19/2013 at Alliance, Ohio)
 Capital (10-3-1, 3-1-0) vs. Mount Union (10-4-1, 3-2-0)
 Date: 10/19/2013    Attendance: 146
 Goals by period       1  2  Tot
 Capital.............  0  2 -  2
 Mount Union.........  1  0 -  1
  1.  35:34 MTU Shannon Evans (Kelsey Malenic)
  2.  78:03 CAPITAL Jamie Murray (Allison Mervau) - Corner kick
  3.  81:24 CAPITAL Becca Cartmill (unassisted)
 Shots: Capital 12, Mount Union 10
 Saves: Capital 5 (Maggie Donnellan 5), Mount Union 7 (Maria Favorite