Women's Soccer Loses to Birmingham
|Birmingham Southern (12-5-1)||1||1||2|
|1st - 37:15||Jessie Sperry (Birmingham Southern)|
|2nd - 88:31||Jessie Sperry (Birmingham Southern)|
Sh: Clara St. urbain - 4
Sv: Bailey Evans - 7
Jessie Sperry - 2
Sh: Jessie Sperry - 8
Sv: Richelle Byrd - 4
|TEAM STATISTICS||Oglethorpe||Birmingham Southern|
|Shots (on goal)||10 (4)||17 (9)|
The Oglethorpe women's soccer team lost in the quarterfinals of the SAA Tournament Friday evening in Danville, Ky., losing to Birmingham-Southern, 2-0. The loss ends their season with a 5-11 record.
Birmingham-Southern outshot the Lady Petrels 9-1 in the first half, putting Oglethorpe goalkeeper Bailey Evans under assault. They finally broke through in the 38th minute, giving them a 1-0 lead going into halftime.
In the second half, Oglethorpe was able to mount a bit more of an attack, as they outshot Birmingham-Southern, 9-8, but they couldn't break through on the Lady Panthers goalkeeper. Birmingham-Southern held onto the 1-0 lead throughout the second half. Then, in the 89th minute, the Lady Panthers put the game away with another goal, giving them a 2-0 lead.
Evans had seven saves on the evening, as Birmingham-Southern outshot the Lady Petrels overall 17-10. They took nine corner kicks to Oglethorpe's one.
The loss means that the Lady Petrels fall to 5-11 on the season. They accumulated a 1-6 record in SAA play.