LADY BEARS SOCCER WIN STREAK SNAPPED BY CATAWBA

LADY BEARS SOCCER WIN STREAK SNAPPED BY CATAWBA

SALISBURY, N.C.  – The Shaw University women's soccer team's six game win streak was snapped Saturday night as the Lady Bears fell 6-1 to Catawba College at Frock Field.

 

The loss dips the Lady Bears to 6-1 overall while Catawba improves to 8-2 on the year.

 

Coming in having posted a program record of six straight victories, the Lady Bears had that streak snapped in the 16th minute as the Indians jumped ahead 1-0. Katie Webb nailed a shot from the 25-yard box in the net at the 16:27 mark.

 

The Indians then took a 2-0 lead off a corner shot from Shelby Vasich at the 37th minute. Shaw cut the deficit to one when freshman Jasa Curry (Ellicott City, MD) spun around her defender for an eight yard shot in the net at the 38:27 mark. However, Catawba scored another goal at the 41st minute to lead 3-1 over Shaw at halftime

 

In the second half it would be all Catawba as they Indians outshot the Lady Bears 20-4 en route to scoring three more goals for the 6-1 win.

 

Curry led the way with three shots and three on goal while sophomore Shianne Duplantis (West Palm Beach, FL) recorded 10 saves in the setback for her first loss on the season the goalkeeper spot.

 

Shaw will return to action on Oct. 8 at Piedmont International at 5:30 p.m.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's soccer and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit shawbears.com.