Sept. 11, 2016

Box Score

The Basics
Score: EKU 1, Western Carolina 0
Records: Western Carolina 2-6, EKU 4-2
Location: EKU Soccer Field - Richmond, Ky.

RICHMOND, Ky. -- Western Carolina women's soccer dropped a hard-fought contest to EKU 1-0 Sunday at the EKU Soccer Field.

Turning Point

Late in the first half, EKU scored on a penalty kick to break open a scoreless game and give the Colonels a 1-0 lead.


Individual Leaders
- EKU's Tara Claus scored the only goal of the game.
- Kasey Cooke had four shots for WCU. - WCU goalkeeper Carly Tinstman gave up one goal and had four saves.

Inside the Box Score
- At 41:28, EKU's Claus scored for the Colonels off a penalty kick. Western Carolina was called for a foul inside the box setting up the PK, and score, for EKU.
- In the waning seconds of the game, Western Carolina had a solid look at the goal when Cooke took her fourth shot of the game but the ball was saved by the EKU goalkeeper.

News & Notes
- With the loss, Western Carolina is suffering through a three-game losing streak.
- Western Carolina has been shut out three times this season.
- Western Carolina has lost four of its last five games.
- Western Carolina is being outscored 9-5 in road games.
- The Catamounts will not play a Friday game next week giving the team six days off before playing again Sept. 18.

Up Next
Western Carolina returns home Sept. 18 taking on Tennessee Tech at 1 p.m.

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