Women's Soccer: Mount Union Collects First Win of 2018

Cortni Arp
Cortni Arp

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.—Mount Union's women's soccer team tallied their first win of the 2018 season as they defeated Westminster (Pa.) 1-0 Saturday, afternoon from New Wilmington, Pa.

Both teams could not gain the advantage early to start the match. At the 36th minute mark, sophomore Cortni Arp (Copley/Copley) fired a strike from 20 yards out to give the Raiders the 1-0 lead. Arp finished the contest with three shots. Despite the one goal deficit, Westminster outshot the Raiders in the half 8-6.

The Raider defense stifled the Titan attack in the second half only allowing one shot. Freshman Michelle Kissane (Amherst/Marion L. Steele) collected her first collegiate win on the day making five saves. Junior Lauren Beech (Hanoverton/United Local) tallied three shots while senior Alex Brown (Millersburg/West Holmes), junior Julia Krause (Mantua/Crestwood) and sophomore Brittany McCauley (Ontario/Ontario) finished with two.

Mount Union returns to Alliance, Ohio as they face Penn St.-Behrend for the home opener of the 2018 season on Wednesday, September 12 at 7 p.m.