Southern Virginia Blanked at Averett

Photo by Justo Photography
Photo by Justo Photography

DANVILLE, Va.—The Southern Virginia University women's soccer team suffered its fourth shutout in its last six games on Monday falling at NCAA Division III Averett University 5-0.

After going up 2-0 in the opening half, Averett (3-1) junior Annika Rindestedt scored a pair of goals during a three minute stretch early in the second half to put the match out of reach for Southern Virginia (2-4). 

The Cougars, who added their fifth goal in the 67th minute of play, outshot Southern Virginia 28-12 for the match, while firing twice as many shots on goal than the Knights (14-7).

Women's soccer returns home on Friday, Sept. 23 to host NCAA Division III Marymount University at 5 p.m.