EC Battles Bishops
September 18, 2011INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
RICHMOND, Ind. — A goal late in Saturday's Homecoming match provided Ohio Wesleyan University with a 2-1 win over the Earlham College women's soccer team on Matlack Field.
The game-winning score for the Bishops (4-2) came at 81:03.
Paige Thomas (Bel Air, MD, Baltimore Friends School) scored her first goal of the season to give Earlham a 1-0 advantage at 36:04 with Joy Doucette (Berwyn Heights, MD, Eleanor Roosevelt) assisting on the play.
Doucette, Earlham's leading scorer this season, now has two assists to go with her three goals.
Ohio Wesleyan tied the match at 36:39 to make it 1-1 just before intermission.
Earlham goalkeeper Kate Franks (Hopewell, OH, West Muskingum ) had six saves for the Quakers.
Ohio Wesleyan led 10-7 in shots and 4-2 in corner kicks.
The Quakers (2-3) entertain Wittenberg University on Wednesday. The non-conference match begins at 4 p.m.