October 19, 2011
Women's Soccer Defeats King, 3-1
Senior Rebecca Mateo Scored Two Goals, The First Just 12 Seconds Into The Match
Belmont Abbey senior midfielder Rebecca Mateo scored two goals, the first just 12 seconds into the match, as the Crusaders women's soccer team earned its second-straight win with a 3-1 triumph over the visiting King College Tornado this afternoon at Alumni Field. The Abbey, winners of five of its last six, move to 9-7 overall and 8-2 in Conference Carolinas, while King drops to 5-7-1 overall and 4-4-1 in Conference Carolinas.
The Abbey dominated the entire match as Mateo struck first just 12 seconds in, running down the opening kickoff down the left flank and flicking a shot over the head of goalkeeper Amanda Huffaker for the goal.
30 minutes later Mateo struck again, lashing home a shot off of a cross from Alexa Hale to move the lead to 2-0.
Silvia Vazquez made it 3-0 just five minutes later, heading home an Alana Ryczek corner kick to extend the advantage to 3-0.
King scored its goal at the 85:22 mark as Morgan Shelton beat Hannah Kohls on a penalty kick after hse was pulled down in the box.
Belmont Abbey outshot King 13-5 but the Tornado held a 5-4 edge in corner kicks.Related Item: Box Score