Women's Soccer Prevails Over Johnson 4-0

KNOXVILLE, TN - The OCU women's soccer team headed south to Tennessee over the weekend and came away with an impressive 4-0 shutout win over Johnson University.  Kate Saha scored her 7th goal of the season to give Ohio Christian a 1-0 lead in the 28th minute.  Natalie Boyer made the score 2-0 in favor of OCU when she found the back of the net after being set up nicely by Kaitlyn Howard in the 29th minute.

 

The Trailblazers went into halftime with a 2-0 lead that they would never surrender.  After a slow opening to the 2nd half, Kaitlyn Howard scored in the 78th minute as she finished off of the assist from Katie Saha to give OCU a comfortable 3-0 lead.  Just two minutes later, Saha would score her 2nd goal of the game and her 8th on the season.  Kaitlyn Howard assisted on the goal, her 2nd assist of the game, to give OCU a 4-0 advantage.

 

"We experienced somebus lag today but I thought we fought through it very well," said head coach Josh Murton.  "We are starting to see how we fit within our region after having a tough out-of-region schedule and learning that we are a solid team. I am proud of how were hanging tough and I know were excited to see our growth continue."
 
OCU goalkeeper Amy Hardbarger recorded her first shutout vicory of the season.  OCU outshot Johnson University 28-2 in the contest.  OCU had 8 corner kicks compared to 5 by Johnson.  The win pushes the all-time recored against Johnson to 5-0-2 in favor of OCU.  Ohio Christian Currently stands at 4-8-0 on the season.  The OCU women are currently ranked #10 in the latest NCCAA National Coaches Poll.