ADRIAN, Mich. – The women's soccer team slipped out of second place in the MIAA standings on Saturday (Sept. 20) with a 2-0 loss against visiting Kalamazoo College who entered the match third in the conference. The Hornets played a possession match and kept the ball away from the Bulldogs who simply did not win many 50-50 balls on the afternoon. The wind was a factor in the first half as Adrian was driving straight into gusts up to 30 miles per hour. The Hornets took advantage of the conditions and registered 15 total shots in the first half. Junior goalkeeper Lexi Lewandowski made seven saves in the match and kept her team in it.
Madeleine Chilcote put the Hornets ahead 1-0 at the 22:37 mark for her fourth goal of the season. Rachel Dandar feed a pass towards the middle of the 18-yard box and Chilcote finished the play with a low shot under Lewandowski from about 10 yards out into the middle of the net.
The Bulldogs did pressure Kalamazoo more in the second half and recorded four total shots. Adrian had two shots on goal for the match compared to 10 for the Hornets. Lewandowski did not have to make a save in the second half. Adrian could not get the tying goal in the second half and Kalamazoo put it away at the 80:55 mark off a corner kick. Katie Sorensen drove the ball towards the six-yard box and Emma Tardiff got enough of a foot on the ball to score in the lower left corner for her first tally of the season.