CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Western Carolina women’s soccer fell to Chattanooga 2-1 Friday at Finley Stadium.

Turning Point:

The Mocs scored two unanswered goals, both in the second half, to tie and then take the lead over the Catamounts.

 Individual Leaders

- Kate Swartwout scored her first goal of the season for the Catamounts in the first half. 

- Freshman Reily Nelson notched her second assist of the season with the pass to Swartwout for the goal.

- Chattanooga’s Chloe Arnold scored both goals for the Mocs.

Inside the Box Score

- In the 37th minute, Western Carolina broke open a scoreless match when Swartwout found the back of the net. She took a pass from rookie Nelson and went one on one with the goalie sending it into the top middle of the net for the score.

- Chattanooga scored the tying goal at the 60th minute when Arnold picked off a deflection for Catamount goalkeeper Natalia Icen

- Arnold gave the Mocs the lead and the eventual win when she dribbled the ball down the middle and found the back of the net. 

News & Notes

- With the loss, Western Carolina remains winless on the road with a 0-4 record.

- After opening SoCon play 2-0, the Catamounts have lost two straight conference games.  

- Nelson picked up her second assist of the season on Swartwout’s goal. She now has eight points for the year continuing to lead the team.

- The Catamounts have now lost three-straight to the Mocs.

 Up Next

Western Carolina completes its two-game Southern Conference road swing traveling to Samford for a rare 7 p.m. match on Sunday. The game can be seen on ESPN3.

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