Bulldogs Top The Citadel 4-2 In Road Match

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Samford women’s soccer team handed The Citadel its fourth loss of the season with a 4-2 victory on Sunday afternoon at WLI Field. With the win, the Bulldogs remain undefeated in Southern Conference play and improve their overall record to 7-3-2 on the season.

BOX SCORE (PDF)

KEY PLAYS

  • The Samford Bulldogs opened the match on the offensive foot, finding their way onto the board at the 6th minute mark after senior forward Alyssa Fraizer found herself on the receiving end of a pass from Jennifer Seward. Frazier placed the ball in the bottom right corner of the net to give Samford an early 1-0 advantage.  
  • However, The Citadel responded immediately as the fellow Bulldogs equalized just two minutes later with their leading goal-scorer, Suzuka Yosue, executing a shot to the upper-left past Samford goalkeeper, Morgan McAslan, to notch the game at 1-1.  
  • The Citadel made it 2-1 in the 22nd minute as Alex Madden took the ball herself on the attack and slotted the ball away with a composed finish to the bottom right corner of the goal.
  • In the 50th minute, the match would be knotted once again after Alyssa Frazier sent a dangerous ball to the feet of Mary Raymond. The junior midfielder then took a touch and slipped the ball into the back of the net to tie the game at 2-2.
  • Samford continued to press offensively, reclaiming the lead at the 55th minute mark as junior Kyla Reynold found space and drilled the ball past the Citadel goalkeeper into the top left corner to put the Bulldogs back in front.
  • Junior Taylor Yount put the game away in the final six minutes of the match when she fired off a shot that found its way past Citadel’s goalkeeper, Jess Newton, to solidify Samford’s 4-2 victory at WLI Field.

 
FROM THE BOX SCORE

  • Samford won the shot battle by a margin of 26-14, as well as registering more shots on goal with an 18-to-6 difference.
  • The Samford Bulldogs forced The Citadel into 14 saves, while senior goalkeeper Morgan McAslan only saw four on the day.
  • Both teams tallied three corner kicks each, while Samford collected 13 fouls and two yellow cards for a total of 12 on the season.
  • Senior Alyssa Frazier recorded her fourth goal and assist on the season, while junior Mary Raymond earned her third goal this year for the Bulldogs.
  • Juniors Kyla Reynolds and Taylor Yount each logged their third goal of the season. Reynolds now holds 13 career goals, while Yount has earned 17 of her own.

 
UP NEXT
The Samford women’s soccer team will return home to Shauna Yelton Field on Friday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. as the Bulldogs host the Wofford Terriers.
 
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