Soccer Lady ‘Cats drop 4-1 home decision to Concord

BUCKHANNON, W.Va.— The West Virginia Wesleyan (1-4-0, 1-2-0) Lady Bobcats fell at home to Concord (3-2-0, 1-2-0) on Wednesday (Sept. 14) afternoon at Cebe Ross Field by a 4-1 score.

The Lady Bobcats and Mountain Lions were scoreless for the first 30 minutes of action. CU’s Jessica Neville got the scoring started in the 30th minute. The goal was assisted by Leah Foster and Reeanna Cook. Concord outshot the Lady Bobcats 7-1 in the first half and carried a one-goal lead into the break.

Concord scored a pair of goals in less than two minutes of game time in the second half. Jayme Millard and Olivia Bekeleski each tallied an unassisted goal that gave CU a three-goal cushion. Millard scored again in the 71st minute with an assist by Leah Fleming to put Concord ahead, 4-0. The Lady ‘Cats scored in the 84th minute when Ellie Pergolotti found Ava Badallo, who scored her first goal in a Lady Bobcat uniform, on a set piece. Millard completed a hat trick in the 86th minute on a header.

West Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer is scheduled for a road trip to Institute, W.Va. for a game versus West Virginia State on Sunday (Sept. 18) at 6 p.m.

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