2010 Women's soccer
Bluffton 3, Muskingum 1
Bluffton scores two late goals for 3-1 win at Muskingum
September 15, 2010
MUSKINGUM, Ohio - The Bluffton University women's soccer team connected for two goals in the final 20 minutes for a 3-1 victory at Muskingum University on Wednesday, September 15, 2010. The Beavers won their second straight contest in improving to 3-2, while Muskingum dipped to 1-5 on the season.
Less than three minutes before halftime, freshman Megan Moreo (Spencerville/Delphos Jefferson) buried a penalty kick for a 1-0 lead at the break. Bluffton held a 10-7 lead in shots for the first period before expanding that margin with a commanding 16-5 advantage in the final 45 minutes.
Five minutes after the Fighting Muskies knotted the game at one, Moreo took advantage of a free kick just outside the box when she rattled in her second score of the match. Sophomore Maddie Moore (Linn Grove, Ind./South Adams) iced the contest with her goal in the 83rd minute.
Catie White (Lima/Central Catholic) and Maddie Moore both paced the visitors with six shots apiece, while Kourtney Lewis (Arlington/Riverdale) chipped in with four attempts. Moreo and Monique Devol (Lancaster/Bloom Carroll) added three shots each for the Beavers.
Sarah Dailey (Zanesville) and Maggie Armstrong (Vevay, Ind./Switzerland County) combined to limit the Muskies to one goal with two saves apiece. The victors put together a 26-12 edge in shots while forcing six corner kicks, one more than the home team.
Bluffton returns home for a non-conference match with Huntington University on Saturday, Sept. 18. The contest is slated for 12 p.m. at the Sears Complex.