LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (10/13/18) – The Arkansas State women’s soccer team lost a 3-0 decision to Little Rock in a Sun Belt Conference matchup at the Coleman Sports Complex Sunday evening.
With the loss, A-State falls to 6-6-2 overall and 3-4-0 in the league, while Little Rock improved its record to 10-3-2 on the year and 5-1-1 in conference play.
Little Rock jumped out to a lead in the first minute of play when A-State was whistled for a foul inside the penalty area off of the opening kickoff. The Trojans scored on the penalty kick when Liesa Seifert converted with 21 gone by in the game.
Little Rock scored again in the 65th minute with Arola Aparicio took a through ball and put away the finish on her first touch. The final goal of the night came on a left footed shot by Fanney Einarsdotir into the far right corner of the net in the 64th minute.
A-State trailed by just one goal coming out of the halftime break and quickly pushed the pace into its advantage. Sarah Sodoma took a shot on target in the 49th minute that was stopped by Sara Johannsdottir, while Riley Ebenroth followed with a shot that rattled the post in the 53rd minute.
Little Rock outshot Arkansas State 14-8 on the night and had an 8-3 edge in shots on goal. Both sides finished with three corners, while Megan McClure made five saves on the night.
A-State returns home to take on Georgia Southern on Friday, Oct. 19. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. at the A-State Soccer Park.