Thunder Suffer Tough Conference Loss
ANGOLA, Ind. - It was a tough loss for the Trine University women's soccer team as they fell 3-2 to conference opponent Hope College. The Thunder are now 2-4 on the season and 0-2 in the MIAA.
Hope notched the first two goals of the game including one just two minutes before the end of the first half.
Trine would claw back as junior Mary Lang (Kokomo, Ind./Kokomo) notched her first goal of the season just over a minute into the second half. Lang's goal was assisted by freshman Morgan Baldwin (Amanda, Ohio/Amanda-Clearcree). In the 61st minute it was freshman Trisha King (Archbold, Ohio/Archbold) who headed home the equalizer off a crossing pass from sophomore Kayla Cochran (Mansfield, Ohio/Madison).
The excitement didn't last long as seven minutes later, it Nora Kirk who knocked home the game-winner for the Flying Dutch.
Senior Jen Wall (New Haven, Ind./New Haven) made two saves in goal for the Thunder.
On the afternoon, both Trine and Hope managed eight shots, with the Thunder holding a 6-to-5 shot on goal advantage.
Trine will look to bounce back and earn their first conference win of the season as they travel to Albion College on September 20 for a 4:00 p.m. game.