On Wednesday the Shippensburg University women’s soccer team took on Millersville University. The Raiders fell to the Marauders 3-2.
The Marauders struck first in the tenth minute as Savannah Rennix scored putting MU up 1-0. A few minutes later in the 14th minute Rennix scored again to extend the Marauders lead to 2-0.
After the goals in the 22nd minute the raiders received a team warning and a yellow card.
Later in the first half the Raiders got on the board in the 34th minute when K.K. O’Donell scored and cut into the lead 2-1. The Raiders went into halftime down one goal.
In the first minutes of the second the Marauder received a team warning and a yellow card. The Marauders extended their lead in the 63rd minute when Cassie Blyth scored off a free kick to making their lead 3-1.
The Raiders would try to stage a comeback scoring one more time in the 73rd minute when Julia Dalton found the back of the net, closing the gap down to one goal. In the 86th minute Emma Elwell was given a yellow card after a foul. The Raiders were not able to complete the comeback and fell to the Marauders 3-2.
The Raiders were out shot 16-13 in the match and had four corner kick opportunities.
On Saturday, Shippensburg hosted the No. 3 ranked team in the country the Kutztown Golden Bears. The Golden Bears struck first in the match when Alisea Munshower scored putting KU up 1-0. The Raiders would not be able to respond in the remainder of the first half and would go into the second half trailing 1-0.
In the 58th minute Shippensburg freshman Jenna Folmar received a yellow card after a foul was called on the Raiders. The Raiders tied the game in the 78th minute Julia Dalton headed the ball into the net. Neither team was able to score for the remainder of the game and go into overtime
In the first overtime period neither team was able to score and another period was needed. In the second overtime period Kutztown’s Kayla Argen scored in the 108th minute. With the goal the Raiders fell to the Golden Bears 2-1.
The Raiders were out shot in the match 32-11 and they had four corner kicks.
In net for the Raiders Morgan Molyneaux made 15 saves and allowed two goals in 108 minutes. On the other side for Kutztown, Emme Wolfel made two saves and allowed 1 goal in the match for the Golden Bears.
With the losses SU drops to 4-9-1.The Raiders have lost their last four game and sit in 6th in the PSAC East division The Raiders host East Stroudsburg on Wednesday at 4:30pm at David See Field.