BUCKHANNON, W.Va – The West Virginia Wesleyan (1-7-1, 1-5-1) women’s soccer team dropped a Mountain East Conference game to #23 Frostburg State (9-0, 7-0) on Wednesday (Sept. 28) night at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Stadium.
The first half was a stalemate between the two Bobcats. Frostburg State outshot WVWC 7-3. The visitors had a golden opportunity towards the end of the first half when Wesleyan was called for a handball in the box. Reigning Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week Toni Fiocco-Mizer stepped up for the penalty shot. Fiocco-Mizer’s shot hit the right post and the first half remained scoreless.
Frostburg State broke the tie in the 61st minute when Dezirae Mortimer guided a pass to Carolyn DeSena, who scored off of her right foot in the bottom left corner of the net. Chloe Ramirez fired a shot on goal in the 73rd minute and Ellie Pergolotti had a scoring opportunity in the 75th minute. Goalkeeper Ashley Bilger made both saves. Frostburg State milked the final 15 minutes off of the clock and won its ninth game of the regular season.
Pergolotti totaled three shots and two shots on target, leading WVWC. Ramirez, Maggie Queen and Talia Stacy each registered a shot on goal. Net protector Ally Moore came up with six saves.
Wesleyan women’s soccer returns to the pitch on Sunday (Oct. 2) to welcome Notre Dame (Ohio) to Cebe Ross Field for a 4 p.m. start.