Greensboro College Soccer Pride Women Drop Opener To McDaniel 2-1

ARLINGTON, VA — The Greensboro College Pride women’s soccer team (0-1) fell in their opening match of the 2014 season against McDaniel College(1-0) by a 2-1 tally. The match up took place at Marymount College, who is playing host to the 2014 Marymount College Women’s Soccer Invitational.

After a scoreless first forty-five minutes of play, McDaniel was able to break the scoreless tie with the game’s first goal ten minutes into the new frame. Once McDaniel took the 1-0 lead, they were able to add a second goal in the 83rd minute to go on top 2-0.

However, the Pride was able to cut the deficit in half just three minutes later as Samara Alba found the back of the net but Greensboro College was not able to find the equalizer falling by the 2-1 count.

Jessica Thatcher took the loss in the net for Greensboro despite making six saves on the day.

The Pride women’s soccer team will return to action tomorrow afternoon as they take on host institution Marymount at 4 PM.