Adrian Remains Perfect in Conference With Road Win at Alma

Adrian Remains Perfect in Conference With Road Win at Alma

ALMA, Mich. – The Adrian College women's soccer team defeated Alma College 2-1 on Friday on turf, in a contest originally set for a Saturday matchup on the Scots' grass field.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 2, Alma 1

Location: Alma, Mich, (Scotland Yard - Alma College)

Records: Adrian 8-3-2 (2-0 MIAA), Alma 6-3-1 (1-1 MIAA)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The first half was rather quiet, with the only scoring taking place in the final minute. It was the Bulldogs with the tally as Megan Louwers posted her third of the season, as 54 seconds remained on the clock. The junior's unassisted goal led AC into halftime with a 1-0 lead. 

Captain Caroline Fleming posted her team and conference-leading 10th goal 11 minutes into the half. Fleming's score was unassisted and proved to be the game-winner as the hosting Scots responded 14 minutes later.

The Bulldogs led the corner count 3-1, while posting the most saves, 6 to Alma's 4.

Ayverie Giller recorded the start, but it was Kristen Page who collected the win after coming in to play the second half. Page owned all six of Adrian's saves.

With this win, the Bulldogs remain atop the MIAA with a 8-3-2 record, 2-0 in conference play. 

TOP DOGS

  • Senior Caroline Fleming, who had the game-winning goal to extend her conference and team lead to 10.

  • Junior Megan Louwers, with her game-opening goal in the 44th minute.

  • Junior Kristen Page, recording her career-best fourth win. 

UP NEXT

The Bulldogs return home on Wednesday as they are set to host the Calvin Knights for a conference matchup at 7 p.m.

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