Southern Wesleyan defeats King 5-1

Southern Wesleyan defeats King 5-1

BRISTOL, Tenn. – On what was a beautiful day on the King University campus, the King women's soccer team dropped their match against Southern Wesleyan University 5-1.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Southern Wesleyan 5, King 1
LOCATION: Parks Field; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 1-12, 1-7 Conference Carolinas; Southern Wesleyan 6-7, 4-5 Conference Carolinas

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Warriors controlled play in the early going and throughout the match. The first goal came from the boot of Ashley Romanowski in the 30th minute, her eleventh of the year.
  • Southern Wesleyan was quick to add to the lead in the 34th-minute goal coming from Rachel Curtis, her eighth of the year.
  • Before the half, the Warriors added on to a 2-0 lead by scoring another goal this time coming from Helen Schweiger in the 43rd minute.
  • The Tornado cut into the lead when Southern Wesleyan committed a foul in the box, Lizzie Boone took the penalty kick for king and scored her second goal of the year in the 48th minute.
  • The Warriors offense, however, proved to be too much for King as they added two more goals in the 76th and 85th minute.

Southern Wesleyan would take the match 5-1.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Meghan O'Ferral had 9 shots and three on frame.
  • King led the shot total 18-10 with seven shots on goal to Southern Wesleyan's eight.

FOR THE FOES

  • Jen Golio had six saves for the Warriors

UP NEXT

  • King is back in action at home as they host Erskine on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Southern Wesleyan hosts North Greenville University on Saturday.