Crusaders Fall to Wheaton, 3-0, In First Road Match

Crusaders Fall to Wheaton, 3-0, In First Road Match

By: Allison Lowe, assistant sports information director  

ADA, Ohio– Capital Women's Soccer fell to Wheaton College, 3-0, in their first road match of the season Friday at Kerscher Stadium. The Crusaders now sit at 1-1-0. 

MATCH SUMMARY

  • Capital came out with an edge, with senior forward Jordan Fike taking the first shot on goal of the match. 
  • Wheaton took the early lead. Sara Bakke took a shot in the 12thminute, finding the back of the net for the Thunder.
  • Less than two minutes later, Wheaton responded with a second goal made by Bailey Wolf.
  • Fike took her second shot top right in the 62ndminute, followed by a shot out wide by sophomore midfielder Gabbi Viggiano
  • In the 77thminute, Wheaton's Nicole Wright took a shot to put the Thunder up 3-0. 
  • Freshman midfielder Gabby Huster took a shot late in the second for an attempt to reduce Wheaton's lead. 

MATCH NOTES 

  • Capital had a total of five shots, two of which were on frame. 
  • Junior Kelly Bachmann made four saves in 78:36 before being relieved by freshman Lauren White
  • Capital was called for 12 fouls compared to Wheaton's two.
  • Wheaton outnumbered the Crusaders 12-1 for corners.

UP NEXT

Capital will play Hope College tomorrow at Kerscher Stadium, a neutral site. Kickoff is set at 1:00 p.m.