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Women’s Soccer Falls to Fordham

by | Sep 27, 2018 | Sports

Sydney Simmons scored the ‘Cats lone goal in the match up against Fordham.


DAVIDSON, N.C.The Fordham Rams kept their winning streak intact Thursday night with a 4-1 Atlantic 10 road win over Davidson in women’s soccer inside Alumni Stadium.

Davidson fell to 2-8 overall and 0-3 in A-10 play, while the Rams won their fifth straight to move to 6-5 and remained perfect in league play at 3-0. The Rams put the game out of reach for the ‘Cats with two early second-half goals after taking a 2-1 lead at the break.

Quick Hits About and From the Game:

Junior Alexis Pheng’s header on a Fordham corner kick took the ball out of play for Fordham.

•This was the fourth meeting all-time dating back to 2015 between both schools women’s soccer programs.
•Fordham leads 3-0-1.
•The first goal of the game came on an own goal off a Wildcat defender as she tried to clear the ball out.
•Down 2-0, Sydney Simmons got the Wildcats on the board with a free kick goal just outside the box, drilling a shot to the right post with 39:44 on the clock.
•The goal halted Fordham’s shutout streak of 416 minutes over the last four games.
•Goals by Maura Holst and Lane Cronin of the Rams at the 54:38 and 66:12 marks in the second half put the game out of reach.
•In goal for the ‘Cats, Sarah L’Hommedieu came up with four saves.
•Fordham had a 15-6 advantage in shots, while Davidson held a 5-3 edge on corner kicks.

Next Up:
Davidson hits the road for a 1 p.m. A-10 game at George Mason this Sunday.

Scoring Summary
11:28    FOR     Own Goal (unassisted)
35:01    FOR     Clara Gastaldi (unassisted)
39:44    DAV      Sydney Simmons (unassisted)
54:38    FOR     Maura Holst (Emma Johnson)
66:12    FOR     Lane Cronin (Kelly LaMorte)

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