(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — The Pride women’s soccer team fell to Bridgewater in its home opener on Friday by a final count of 5-1. The match-up was game one of the Greensboro College Tournament.
The Eagles used two first half goals by Abby Dehoff to head into the break with a 2-0 lead.
Greensboro narrowed the gap at the 53:25 point in the second half, as Tiffany Waltersblasted a goal home from 25-yards out. The score was set-up by a cross from Mary Randolph that passed through the box.
Bridgewater responded in a fury, netting three quick goals to put the game out of reach. Nikole Blackwell kicked off the run in the 65th minute on a long distance free kick. Krissy Snyder provided the final two goals in the 66th and 68th minutes.
The Eagles held a commanding 25-6 advantage in total shots and attempted 13 shots on goal compared to five for The Pride – with a single shot recorded by five different players.
Shireen Unvala made five saves for the day but took the loss in goal.
With the defeat, Greensboro drops to 1-2-0 on the season. The tournament will resume on Saturday with Bridgewater squaring off with Stevenson at 3:30 p.m. on Pride Field. The Pride will wrap-up the tournament at home on Sunday against Stevenson at 1:30 p.m.