Richmond, Ind.- Junior midfielder Abby McCollough’s goal 1:09 into the contest propelled the Earlham College women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Berea on Wednesday.
McCollough fired a shot from just outside the 18-yardbox into the upper corner of the net to give the Quakers a 1-0 lead. Earlham continued to pepper Berea goalkeeper Riley Wolf as the Quakers took 16 shots in the first half. Junior Michaela Bush nearly gave Earlham a 2-0 lead in the 13th minute, but her shot from a sharp angle deflected off of the crossbar.
Leading just 1-0 after halftime, Earlham needed another goal to put the game out of reach. Sophomore Kelsey Moore did just that, scoring in the 58th minute off of a pass from junior Cherrah Barclay.
In total, the Quakers took 26 shots with 17 of them being on net. The Mountaineers fired eight shots with four on net. Earlham senior goalkeeper Ashley Johnson was tested, however sprawling out to tip two would be goals just wide.
Wolf , despite taking the loss, made 15 saves in the game.
Earlham improves to 1-1 on the season. The Quakers look to make it two straight victories when Wooster comes to Richmond on Saturday. Kickoff is at noon.
Crawfordsville, Ind. – Sophomore Nicholas Davis scored his third goal in two games, but Wabash fought back to earn a 2-1 double overtime victory over the Earlham College men’s soccer team on Wednesday.
Dey scored in the 39th minute on an assist from sophomore Daniel Wilson. The Quakers, despite being out shot 10-4, took the 1-0 lead into halftime.
Earlham had an opportunity to take a two-goal advantage in the 76th minute, but failed to convert on a penalty kick. The Little Giants (3-0) tied the game less than two minutes later on a goal from Corey Sims.
Neither team would score the rest of regulation or into the first overtime,however Francisco Trejo found the back of the net on a shot from just inside the 18-yard box. Nikola Kajmakoski and Geno James assisted on the game winning goal.
Earlham dips to 1-2 on the season and returns to action on Sunday afternoon at Oberlin. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 pm.
Delaware, Ohio – Junior Kaitlyn Brunner scored in the 17th minute, but the Battling Bishops of Ohio Wesleyan tallied 8 goals to defeat the Earlham College Fielsd Hockey team 8-1 on Wednesday.
Earlham slips to 1-1 on the season and 0-1 in the NCAC play. The Quakers will try to improve to 2-1 when Sewanee comes to Darrell Beane Stadium on Sunday. The game is slated to begin at Noon