The Basics

Score: Middle Tennessee 4, Western Carolina 0

Records: Western Carolina 3-3-2, Middle Tennessee, 5-2

Location: Dean Hayes Stadium


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Western Carolina women’s soccer dropped a road contest at Middle Tennessee 4-0 Sunday, after a 69-minute lightning delay, Sunday at Dean Hayes Stadium.


Inside the Box Score

- Middle Tennessee the first of its three goals in the first half 16 minutes into the match. 

- With 19 minutes left in the first half, the match was delayed for 69 minutes due to lightning in the area.

- When the match resumed, Middle Tennessee scored two more goals in the final six minutes of the first half.   

- The Blue Raiders tacked on their fourth goal of the match in the second half.

- Middle Tennessee had 19 shots in the match and Western Carolina had nine.

- Sophomore Natalia Icen started the match and played the first 45 minutes. She allowed three saves and took the loss falling to 1-2-1 on the season.

- Senior goalkeeper Jacquelyn Gnassi played the second half in goal for the Catamounts. She allowed one goal and had two saves.

- Senior Sayres McKenna had two of Western Carolina’s nine shots in the match.


News & Notes

- Senior Megan McCallister was back in the starting line-up after sitting out six games with an injury. She saw limited action on Friday against UT Martin.

- With the loss against Middle Tennessee, Western Carolina is suffering through its first losing streak of the season have lost two straight.

- The four goals by Middle Tennessee is the most Western Carolina has given up this season. 

- Western Carolina has now given up nine goals in road games this season.


Up Next

Western Carolina travels to Tampa, Fla. for a rare Thursday match at South Florida. The two teams are scheduled to hit the pitch at 7 p.m.

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