SHEPHERD DEFEATS D&E 2-1 IN WOMEN'S SOCCER
ELKINS, WV - Shepherd defeated D&E 2-1 in WVIAC women's soccer action at River Bend Park on Wednesday.
The Rams scored first when Kelsey Smith used an assist from Erika Martin to find the net at the 24:51 mark.
The Rams led 1-0 at halftime and Morgan Gabriel scored at the 62:04 mark to push the margin to 2-0. Gabriel outran the Senators defense and placed a shot in the upper right corner.
Junior Sarah Fyock scored her second goal of the season at the 77:35 mark to make the count 2-1, but D&E could not even the match.
D&E had a 13-6 shots advantage and 5-0 edge in corner kicks.
Freshman goalkeeper Ashley Winkelspecht went the distance in goal for the Senators but did not record a save, while Tessa Jones finished with two saves for the Rams.
D&E falls to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the WVIAC, while Shepherd improves to 5-4 overall and 3-0 in conference action.
The Senators travel to UPJ Saturday for a 4 p.m. match.
Below: Junior Breanna Eskew battles a Shepherd player for the ball on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Ron Gooden)