September 16, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
EARLHAM SPORTS INFORMATION
Earlham College won its third straight match on Saturday as the Quakers beat HCAC foe Bluffton 9-0.
“We have won three in a row, which is a great feat,” said Earlham coach Adam Van Zee. “The improvement from our first match against Franklin to the last three matches has been huge.”
Earlham swept doubles play.
Olivia Engle, Claire Welsh, Jessica Childs, Joanne Huang, Maya Cooper and Anastasia Vladimirova all won at singles.
Earlham College got back on track on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 overtime win over Otterbein University.
Ryder Comstock picked up the winning goal off a corner kick at 91:51 in the extra session on Matlack Field.
Joy Doucette was credited with an assist on the play as the Quakers snapped a two-match losing streak.
“We played better soccer today,” said Earlham coach Shane Meridith. “We were able to find moments to string some passes together. In the end, it was about the will to win.”
The Quakers led 13-10 in shots, while Otterbein held a 6-2 advantage in corner kicks.
Earlham goalkeeper A.J. Johnson had four saves.
Earlham dropped a 6-0 NCAC decision to the College of Wooster.
Earlham goalkeeper Helen Titcomb had 12 saves.