Oct. 14 - HIRAM, Ohio - The Terrier women's soccer team hung tough with NCAC-leading Kenyon College, but fell prey to a second-half goal, dropping a 1-0 decision to the Ladies on Saturday.
The two sides played to a stalemate through the first 45 minutes, with the teams combining for just four shots in the half.
Reining NCAC Player of the Week, Ally Green, stopped all three shots she faced in the stanza, while her counterpart, Jillian Countey turned aside the Terriers' lone chance.
The second half began to tip in the Ladies' favor as Kenyon put pressure on Hiram, outshooting the hosts 10-3.
Kenyon broke through the 0-0 tie in the 65th minute as Fallon Raviol fought through the Hiram defense. The ball just skipped past Green, and snuck over the line to give Kenyon the advantage.
In the 73rd minute, Hiram had their best chance to knot the game, with freshman Hannah Ward getting a breakaway chance. However, Countey was up to the task, stopping the scoring opportunity.
Hiram managed just two more shots over the remainder of the match, falling by the one-goal margin.
Despite taking the loss, Green was once again solid in the net, posting double-digit saves for the third time in five starts.
Hiram will get back to work on Wednesday, October 18, as they play host to The College of Wooster. The matchup is slated for a 7:30 p.m. start.