The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats lost their opener Sunday afternoon to Walsh by a 3-0 score (Brian Bergstrom;/My Buckhannon).

Soccer Lady ‘Cats fall in debut to Walsh, 3-0

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team opened up its season against the Walsh University Cavaliers suffering a 3-0 loss Sunday afternoon at Cebe Ross Field.

Wesleyan found difficulty crossing midfield and into Walsh’s half for much of the match, notching only two shots, both on goal, by midfielder Ava Badallo and forward Sydney Vilain.

The Cavaliers collected 17 shots (10 on goal) and went the total 90 minutes without a called foul.

Goals came by Katie Corrigan in the 15th minute, (assists by Taylor Tomlinson and Ashley Story), Emma Gecks in the 43rd minute (unassisted), and Ashley Story in the 76th minute (assist by Hannah Stein).

The Lady Bobcats keepers shared 45 minute responsibilities with Williams, Alyssa posting four saves (two goals allowed) and Miller Paige recording three (one goal allowed).

The Lady Bobcats will host California University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, Sept. 6. Scheduled time for kickoff is 4 p.m. on Cebe Ross Field.


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