CCSU women's soccer have home win streak snapped, see St. John's contest postponed

Published on Tuesday, 14 September 2021 21:16
Written by TYLER HETU

@TheTylerHetu

Central Connecticut women's soccer took on the Pac-12's Oregon State Sunday, Sept. 5, losing 2-0 to wrap up its four-game homestand.

The Blue Devils had a 35-game unbeaten streak at home get snapped with the loss, allowing scores in the 56th and 82nd minutes off the feet of Oregon States' McKenna Martinez and Abby Schwartz, respectively.

Schwartz's score came off a penalty kick and Martinez's was a chip shot past CCSU keeper Abby McQuillan. It is the second time since 2016 the Blue Devils have allowed two scores on its home turf and is the first time since September 3 of 2017 they have been shutout at home.

Roma McLaughlin had two scoring opportunities turned away in the first half.

Kelly Brady also had a scoring opportunity turned aside by Beavers goalkeeper Bridgette Skiba. In total, the Blue Devils had six shots, three going on net.

TRIP TO ST. JOHNS POSTPONED

Last Sunday's contest between St. John's (4-1-1) and Central Connecticut was postponed. As of Tuesday, there is no confirmed makeup date for the game.

Per the Red Storm's website, the team elected to not travel to Connecticut due to COVID-19 issues. It is the first and only game postponed by the Storm and Blue Devils this season.

CCSU will now play its next contest this Saturday at 1 p.m. on the road at Mount St. Mary's (2-6).



Posted in New Britain Herald, CCSU on Tuesday, 14 September 2021 21:16. Updated: Tuesday, 14 September 2021 21:18.