Women's Soccer shuts out Geneva in home opener

Women's Soccer shuts out Geneva in home opener

The Muskingum women's soccer team notched its first shutout of the season on Wednesday evening beating Geneva, 3-0. The contest marked the home opener for the Muskies.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (1-1), Geneva (1-1)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio
  • Attendance: 100
  • Game Length: 1:45

The Breakdown

  • The Muskies got the scoring started in the 19th minute off a strike from sophomore Natalie Woodward making it 1-0. The goal was the first of the season for Woodward.
  • Sophomore Maddie Wirtley started the scoring in the second half with a goal in the 57th minute on a free kick from 33 yards out to make it 2-0. The tally was the first of the season for Wirtley.
  • Woodward capped off the Muskie scoring with her second goal in the 84th minute to extend the Muskie edge to 3-0. She ended the night with a team-high four shots, including three on frame.
  • Junior Mary Double helped pace the Muskie attack with three shots, while freshman Lexi Fry, freshman Janae Johnson, senior Abigail Wagner, and freshman Kaitlin Dawson each added a shot.
  • Junior goalkeeper Katie Bodenmiller played all 90 minutes in frame for the Muskies and made two saves, including a penalty kick attempt in the 85th minute, which preserved the shutout. 
  • The Muskies outshot Geneva 12-8 and ended the outing with nine shots on goal. Muskingum and Geneva each had three corner kicks.
  • Erin Houser led Geneva with three shots.
  • Geneva goalkeeper Danielle Lincoln had five saves for the Golden Tornadoes.

What's Next

  • Muskingum next takes on Pitt.-Greensburg at home on Saturday, September 7. The Parents' Day game is set for 3:00 p.m. at the North Athletic Turf Field.