The Shippensburg University women’s soccer team fought to a 2-2 tie against Lock Haven University on Senior Day at David See Field on Saturday, in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division matchup.
SU was able to stay out of the losing column after losing 2-0 against East Stroudsburg University in another PSAC Eastern Division matchup on Wednesday.
The eight seniors of the women’s team were honored before the game against Lock Haven on Saturday.
The Raiders took an early lead in the game after senior Skylar Lambert scored her fourth goal of the season in minute eight. Lambert was assisted by graduate Imogen Longcake on the score.
Seven minutes later, Lock Haven tied the game off a goal by Evelyn Ciaccia. Another goal scored during a breakaway by Ciaccia in the 28th minute gave Lock Haven the lead.
Senior Emma Oberholtzer scored the tying goal off a header following a corner from junior Sofia Pittas in the 72nd minute.
Shippensburg had more shots on goal in the match than Lock Haven at seven to five. Junior goalkeeper Kendra Barlow made three saves, while Lock Haven’s goalkeeper totaled four.
In the match against East Stroudsburg on Wednesday, the Raiders fell 2-0 to ESU.
ESU scored 30 minutes into the first half for the first time and extended its lead early in the second half.
Shippensburg had five shots on the goal, ESU totaled eight.
Sophomore goalkeeper Morgan Molyneaux made six saves in the match for Shippensburg.
Shippensburg will travel to Mansfield University on Wednesday for its final road match of the season.