|Red Wolves Suffer Setback At Denver|
JONESBORO, Ark. (10/20/11) – The Arkansas State women’s soccer team took a 6-0 setback at Denver on Thursday in Sun Belt Conference action.
The loss drops ASU to 6-9-2 and 4-5 in conference play while Denver improved to 14-3-0 with an 8-1 league mark.
The Red Wolves held Denver to just one goal in the first half which came in the 9th minute (8:45) from Katy Van Lieshout. The Pioneers broke open the match in the second scoring five goals including a pair from Kristin Hamilton in the 49th (48:38) and 64th (63:12) minutes.
“We were overwhelmed in the second half after defending very well in the first half,” said ASU head coach Tafadzwa Ziyenge.
Denver outshot the Red Wolves 17-4 and senior Megan Mace was the only Red Wolves player to record a shot on goal.
Megan Stoltzfus and Aja Aguirre split time in goal for the Red Wolves each recording three saves. Along with Mace, Christina Fink, Christine Giles and Tory Pitts each recorded shots for the Red Wolves.
Nicholette DiGiacomo recorded five shots, including three on goal to lead the Pioneers.
ASU returns home Sunday for a matchup against North Texas. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. against the Mean Green.