|Midway (Ky.) (5-3, 1-3 RSC)||2||1||3|
|Carlow (Pa.) (5-4-1, 1-2-1 RSC)||0||2||2|
|1||7:00||Regan Snyder (Midway (Ky.))|
|1||29:10||Kindsay Miller-Riney (Midway (Ky.))|
|1||48:50||Kindsay Miller-Riney (Midway (Ky.))|
|1||60:59||Karina Wallace (Carlow (Pa.))|
|1||88:07||Malak Shuman (Carlow (Pa.))|
|Midway (Ky.)||Indv. Leaders||Carlow (Pa.)|
|#26 Kindsay Miller-Riney - 2||Goals||2 Players (#14,#19) - 1|
|2 Players (#16,#28) - 1||Assists||None|
|#26 Kindsay Miller-Riney - 4||Shots||2 Players (#19,#27,#13,#14) - 1|
|#1 Emily Belt - 4||Saves||#11 Lexie Mirenda - 8|
|Midway (Ky.)||Team Statistics||Carlow (Pa.)|
|12 (11)||Shots (on goal)||12 (6)|
Pittsburgh, Pa. -- The Midway University women's soccer team picked up their first River States Conference victory of the season on Sunday, October 8, when they defeated Carlow (Pa.) at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Eagles scored two goals in the first half to take a 2-0 lead into the locker room. Then they scored the first goal in the second half to extend their lead to 3-0. Carlow scored two goals late, but the Eagles held on for the 3-2 victory.
The Eagles scored on their first shot opportunity of the game in the seventh minute. Larissa Cussins (Cheyenne, Wyo.) played a perfect through ball to Regan Snyder (Monroe, Ohio), who fired it over the keepers head and into the back of the net from about 20 yards out.
After missed opportunities by both teams, the Eagles stretched their lead to 2-0 in the 29th minute. This time it was Snyder who did the assisting as she connected with Kindsay Miller-Riney (Bardstown, Ky.), who connected with the back of the net from the top of the 18-yard box.
Carlow had a couple of opportunities to cut into the deficit before intermission, but Emily Belt (Paducah, Ky.) and the Midway defense was able to keep their 2-0 lead intact.
It didn't take long for the Eagles to add to their lead with a goal less than four minutes into the second stanza. After a perfect give-and-go, Miller-Riney fired a shot from about 12 yards out that was initially saved, but the senior fired it into the back of the net off the rebound.
The Celtics (5-4-1, 1-2-1 RSC) added goals in the 60th and 88th minutes, but it was too-little-too-late as the Eagles held on for the 3-2 victory.
Taking home the win in goal for the Eagles was the senior Emily Belt. Belt allowed the two goals, but stopped four shots, while playing all 90 minutes in goal.
With the win, Midway is now 5-3 overall and 1-3 in conference play as they return to action on Thursday when they host Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) at the Midway Soccer Field.
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