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Women's Soccer Wins Third in a Row with 3-1 Defeat of Alabama A&M

       

Women's Soccer Wins Third in a Row with 3-1 Defeat of Alabama A&M

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NORMAL, Ala. – The Coastal Carolina University women’s soccer team (5-2-1) scored two second-half goals and senior Jaclyn Stoll (Fairfax Station, Va./Hayfield Secondary) had six saves as the Lady Chanticleers defeated Alabama A&M (4-4) 3-1 Sept. 17 in Normal, Ala.

Coastal fell behind 1-0 at 23:22 on a penalty-kick goal by the Bulldogs’ Alberta Annan. Sophomore Heather Haupt (Springfield, Va./West Springfield) evened the contest at 30:37 on an unassisted goal. It was her first goal of the season and the second of her career.

Coastal held a 6-4 shot advantage in the first half. Stoll had two first-half saves, while Bulldog goalie Priscilla Mensah had one stop. Coastal also had two corner kicks, compared to one for A&M.

The Lady Chanticleers took a 2-1 lead at 51:05 as senior Laura Weiler (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic) had her first goal of the year on a chip over Mensah. She was assisted by freshman Samantha Teijelo (Holmdel, N.J./Holmdel). CCU received an insurance goal at 60:57 when sophomore Blair Monroe (Little River, S.C./North Myrtle Beach) scored her fifth goal of the year with an assist from Weiler. Stoll came up big in the second half, stopping four A&M shots in the 45 minutes to pick up her fifth win in goal.

Coastal ended the match with a 12-10 shot advantage. Monroe, sophomore Emily McColl (Wellington, New Zealand/Hutt Valley) and Weiler had two shots apiece to lead CCU. Alabama A&M was led by Rachel Sepeng’s three shots, while the Bulldogs ended the game with a 5-3 corner-kick advantage.

Coastal will return home for the first time in a month Sunday, Sept. 24 against Big South foe Liberty. The game will start at 2 p.m.