Women's Soccer defeats Bethany in first-ever Muskie Pride game

Women's Soccer defeats Bethany in first-ever Muskie Pride game

The Muskingum women's soccer team came away with a victory in the first-ever SAAC Muskie Pride game defeating Bethany on Tuesday night, 4-1.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (2-4), Bethany (0-5)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - North Athletic Turf Field
  • Attendance: 450
  • Game Length: 2:00

The Breakdown

  • The Muskies got the scoring started early in the first half with a goal from junior Mary Double in the 3rd minute making it, 1-0. The strike was set up by freshman Monique Reil.
  • Freshman Peyton Phillips got her first goal of the year after an assist from senior Abigail Wagner in the 14th minute, making the score 2-0.
  • Double got her second goal of the night early in the second half off an assist from sophomore Maddie Wirtley in the 54th minute making it, 3-0.
  • Later in the second half Double netted a hat trick with her third goal in the 71st minute off a double assist from freshman Lexi Fry and Reil giving the Muskies a commanding 4-0 lead.
  • Riley Meyers finally got the Bison on the board late in the second half with a goal in the 83rd minute making the final score, 4-1.
  • Double led the Muskie attack with seven shots en route to registering a hat trick.
  • Phillips had three shots and one goal for the Muskies.
  • Sophomore Natalie Woodward added two shots with one shot on goal.
  • Reil ended the outing with a team-best two assists.
  • Wagner and Wirtley each logged one assist.
  • Fry also had one shot and one assist.
  • Junior Katie Bodenmiller played 70 minutes in frame for the Muskies making two saves.
  • Freshman Paige Stringfellow played the last 20 minutes in goal and made one save.
  • Leading the Bison offense was Meyers with three shots and one goal.
  • Grace Chambers added two shots with one shot frame.
  • The Muskies ended the night outshooting the Bison, 22-6 and held a 6-1 edge in corner kicks.

What's Next

  • The Muskingum women's soccer team next travel to Defiance to take on Defiance on Saturday, September 21. Game time is set for 2:30 p.m. at Winsper-Knobel Memorial Field.