Southern Virginia Handed Tough Road Loss

Southern Virginia Handed Tough Road Loss

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — The Southern Virginia University women's soccer team dropped a conference game on Saturday afternoon, falling to Penn State Harrisburg by a score of 7-1.

The Nittany Lions (7-8-1, 1-3 CAC) got going early, scoring two goals in the first ten minutes of the game and another goal before the end of the first half to take a 3-0 lead into the break.

The Knights (4-9, 0-4 CAC) were unable to slow down the Nittany Lions' attack as the Lions scored four more goals in the second half. Two of the goals came from penalty kicks.

The lone goal for the Knights came late in the second half, with senior Jamilla Anderson finishing off a penalty kick after the Knights were fouled in the box. The forward totaled four shots for the game, with three of them on frame.

Freshmen Madi King and Turner Thompson also had shots on goal for Southern Virginia, who was outshot by Penn State Harrisburg 12-7.

Senior Carmel Armstrong was in goal for the Knights, finishing the game with five saves in the loss.

Southern Virginia will look to pick up its first conference win on Wednesday against Frostburg State. Kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m. at Knight Stadium.