The women’s soccer team evened their winning percentage to .500 on Saturday after falling to rival Arcadia University by a score of 3-2.
The game opened with a goal by sophomore team scoring leader Sabina DeGisi less than two minutes in. The assist came from junior Chrissy Regan off a corner kick.
After a number of penalty kick attempts, Kat Kraemer of the Knights finally connected at the 41:37 mark with a shot from the left side into the top right corner of Cabrini’s net.
With the score tied, the Cavaliers fought back and DeGisi scored for the second time on an unassisted breakaway 51:29 in.
Ten minutes later, Arcadia’s Samantha Calhoun beat her defender to once again even the score.
As the game continued, freshman goalie Cheyenne White made an outstanding save during a penalty kick that ricocheted in favor of the Knights, resulting in a controversial goal by Jamie Bradford.
The Cavaliers registered three shots on goal and seven corner kicks. White finished with 13 saves in the net.
With the loss, the Lady Cavaliers are 5-5 overall and remain 3-1 in the conference.
After the game, junior co-captain Brittany Shields said, “Today we came out strong knowing that this team was tough and was going to fight until the last minute. We worked hard at every position but we just couldn’t come out with the win. Our goalie especially helped us stay in the game. All we can do is learn from the tough loss and use it for the PAC games.”
The Lady Cavs look forward to the next PAC games. Being huge games, the team plans on working hard at practice and come out to show they deserve to win the title this year.