King upended by Concord

King upended by Concord

ATHENS, W.Va. — The King University women's soccer team fell 2-0 to Concord University in their first game on the road at Anderson Field on Tuesday afternoon. The Mountain Lions scored two goals in the first half to take the early lead against the Tornado.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Concord 2, King 0
LOCATION: Anderson Field; Athens, W. Va.
RECORDS: King 1-2; Concord 4-0

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Concord put pressure on the Tornado defense early in the game, as the Mountain Lions tallied nine shots by the 16th minute.
  • However, Erin Foster saved seven of those shots.
  • Concord connected with the net when Rachel Bell scored a goal in the 21st minute that was assisted by Leah Foster.
  • McKenzie Clarke attempted to put King on the board in the 23rd minute, but the shot was saved by Katie Maher.
  • The Mountain Lions continued to put pressure on the Tornado in the first half, leading to another goal in the 33rd minute that was scored by Elisha Robinson and assisted by Ali Cook.
  • The Tornado offense couldn't find any momentum offensively after halftime and only had three more shot attempts in the second half, with one shot on goal coming from Meghan O'Ferral.
  • King withstood 15 shots from Concord in the second half, but the Mountain Lions won the contest 2-0.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Concord outshot King 29-4, placing 13 on target. King placed two shots on goal.
  • King had one corner kick while the Mountain Lions had 11.
  • The Tornado finished with two shots on goal while Concord finished with 13.
  • Foster made eleven saves for the Tornado.

FOR THE FOES

  • Rachel Bell's goal was her fifth of the season.
  • Katie Maher and Leah Marsh made one save each for Concord.

UP NEXT

  • King travels to Converse College on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. in Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Concord travels to Davis & Elkins College on Saturday.