Hagberg Scores in Women’s Soccer’s Season Opening Defeat

Hagberg Scores in Women’s Soccer’s Season Opening Defeat

Boca Raton, Fla. Lynn University's women's soccer team suffered a season-opening defeat to Catawba College on Saturday afternoon, falling by a 4-1 final score.

 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Score: Catawba 4, Lynn 1

Records: Catawba (1-0), Lynn (0-1)
Location: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads 4-1
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Jovana Sanchez slotted home a PK in the sixth minute to put Catawba in front early.
  • Probing her way through the midfield, Crystal Ayn Hagberg delivered a goal from distance in the 26th minute over the outstretched arms of Indian keeper Tyler Paciolla to level the score at 1-all.
  • Catawba struck back in the 32nd minute after a rebound in the box was put away by Callie Hammond to put the Indians ahead 2-1 at the break.
  • Carson Schoeppe added an insurance goal just after halftime with a curling left-footed shot from outside the 18.
  • Katie Beck then punched home a PK in the 77th minute to cement the 4-1 final.

 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Hagberg's goal was the first of her career.
  • Lynn totaled just one shot on goal, making the most of it with its lone tally.
  • The Blue and White registered three shots, all of which came in the first half.
  • Two of the four Indian goals came via penalty kicks after Lynn fouls inside the box.
  • Fighting Knights goalkeepers Kiara Burga and Devan Malcolm combined to make 10 saves.
  • This was the first official contest for Fighting Knight interim head coach Alex Greco.

 

UP NEXT:
The Fighting Knights are back in action on the road at Ave Maria on Wednesday, September 11 at 7 p.m.