Trojans Fall On Senior Day 2-1 To Barton

Trojans Fall On Senior Day 2-1 To Barton

Mount Olive, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive women's soccer team fell to Barton College 2-1 in a Conference Carolinas contest at Amon Field, Tuesday afternoon. It was also senior day for Kaylee Larson, Lauren Mumford, Vivian Fernandez, and Kara Scott.

Match Information
Score: Barton 2, Mount Olive 1
Records: Mount Olive (4-8, 3-7); Barton (8-6-1, 4-5-1)
Location: Mount Olive, N.C. (Amon Field)

How It Happened

First Half

  • The first half was a stalemate as neither team managed to get on the scoreboard as each team recorded two shots on frame.

Second Half

  • Mount Olive wasted no time in the second half getting their offense started as Jaelyn Brown put UMO in front 1-0 5:24 into the half. 
  • Barton found an answer 13 minutes later in the 64th minute to knot the game at one.
  • The Trojans had an opportunity to get the go-ahead goal as a foul in the box gave UMO a penalty kick in the 68th minute, but the Barton keeper was able to block the attempted score and keep the game at one all.
  • BC in the 72nd minute utilized a deflection off a save and punched in the game-winner to give the Bulldogs the 2-1 win.

Up Next

Mount Olive returns to action on Friday, October 26, when the Trojans travel to Central, S.C. to take on Southern Wesleyan University. The Trojans and Warriors are set for a 4:30 p.m. first kick.