Women's Soccer Falls to No. 16 Limestone, 4-0

Photo by James Benson
Photo by James Benson

Mount Olive, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive women's soccer team fell to the No. 16 ranked Saints of Limestone College 4-0 in a Conference Carolinas contest at Amon Field, Saturday afternoon.

Match Information
Score: No. 16 Limestone 4, Mount Olive 0
Records: Mount Olive (4-7, 3-6); Limestone (13-1, 10-0)
Location: Mount Olive, N.C. (Amon Field)

How It Happened

First Half

  • Limestone claimed the opening score 7:38 into the opening half as the Saints were able to beat the Trojan keeper for the game's first goal.
  • The Saints offense kicked it into high gear following the opening score as LC notched two more goals in the 22nd and 32nd minutes to extend their lead to 3-0.
  • Mount Olive tried to find an answer but was unable to record a shot, as the first half came to a close. 

Second Half

  • Limestone added another goal to the cushion in the 58th minute and extended the lead to 4-0.
  • UMO recorded 11 shots in the second half but only two were on frame and the Trojans fell as the final horn sounded.

Up Next

Mount Olive returns to action on Tuesday, October 23, when the Trojans host Barton College. The Trojans and Bulldogs are set for a 4:00 p.m. first kick. It will also be senior day for UMO.