EMORY, Va. – The University of the South Women's Soccer Team (1-2-1) rallied from a 2-1 second-half deficit on its way to a 4-2 victory against Emory & Henry College (1-2-1) Friday night in non-conference action.
The start of the match was delayed by 30 minutes due to thunderstorms passing through Southwest Virginia and associated lightning.
FINAL SCORE – Sewanee 4, Emory & Henry 2
LOCATION – Emory, Virginia
VENUE – Nicewonder Field at Fred Selfe Stadium
RECORDS – Emory & Henry (1-2-1, 0-0 ODAC); Sewanee (0-2-1, 0-0 SAA)
How It Happened
- The Tigers got on the board early in the 14th minute as Isabel Washko settled a loose ball inside the box and struck it to the near post for the score.
- Just before halftime, E&H leveled the score at 1-1. Freshman forward Amber Altice (Rocky Mount, Va.) one-timed a shot from the top of the box. Freshman forward Jill Nix (Mechanicsville, Va.) and sophomore defender Mary Baldwin (Appomattox, Va.) were both credited with assists.
- Just 2:49 into the second half, the Wasps went up 2-1 as Altice struck again. This time, senior forward Graysen Barrs (Abingdon, Va.) provided the helper.
- Sewanee scored a pair of quick goals to retake the lead. Kiera Giacomini served up a corner and found Addie Roemerhouser who finished for the goal. Roemerhouser got on the other end of the equation with an assist on Washko's second goal.
- In the 73rd minute, the Tigers completed the scoring as Giacomini hit Nika Gorski with a corner kick, who finished with a header into the back of the net
Emory & Henry Individual Leaders
- Altice was efficient, netting her two goals on two shots while junior forward Kelci Horner (Salem, Va.) took a team-high four attempts, putting a pair on goal.
- Junior Kaela Schlevensky (Haymarket, Va.) posted eight saves in the net.
Sewanee Individual Leaders
- Washko scored twice on two shots while Bea Richardson put five chances up. Giacomini ended the game with two assists.
- Hanna Judycki made five stops, earning the victory in goal.
- Emory & Henry will play its third straight match at home on Sunday at noon when it opens Old Dominion Athletic Conference play against Shenandoah University.