2010 Women's soccer
Rochester 1, Bluffton 0
Rochester sneaks out 1-0 win over Beavers in 2010 opener
September 1, 2010
PONTIAC, Mich. - The Bluffton University women's soccer team gave up an own goal with just under seven minutes to play as Rochester slipped away with a 1-0 win over the Beavers on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. Despite taking 10 more shots (16-6) than Rochester, the Beavers dipped to 0-1 when an attempted clearance in front of the goal bounced off a Warrior with time winding down.
Junior Kourtney Lewis (Arlington/Riverdale) pelted the Rochester defense with six shots, including four on target. Sophomores Kirsten Egts (Rawson/Cory-Rawson) and Maddie Moore (Linn Grove, Ind./South Adams) both tallied two shots with one each on frame, while freshmen Jessica Ramirez (Archbold) and Megan Moreo (Spencerville/Delphos Jefferson) also chipped in with two shots apiece.
The Beavers put up 16 shots (eight on frame), compared to just six shots by the Warriors. Rochester committed three more fouls than the Beavers (6-3), while Bluffton forced two corner kicks in the match. Freshman goalkeeper Maggie Armstrong (Vevay, Ind./Switzerland County) notched three saves in 90 minutes of action.
Bluffton returns for its home opener on Saturday, Sept. 4, when the Beavers welcome Grace Bible College. The first contest of a Bluffton women's and men's doubleheader is slated for 1 p.m. at the Sears Athletic Complex.