Women’s soccer team beats Alma in comeback fashion, 3-2

Women’s soccer team beats Alma in comeback fashion, 3-2

ALMA, Mich. – Three second-half goals propelled the Olivet College women's soccer team past Alma College, 3-2, today at Scotland Yard in Alma.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Olivet 3, Alma 2
Location: Scotland Yard; Alma, Mich.
Records: Olivet 4-1-1 overall, 2-0-1 MIAA; Alma 3-2 overall, 2-1 MIAA

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Scots led 1-0 at halftime behind a goal by Macayla Greiner in the 27th minute.
  • The Comets scored twice in a two minute and 34 second span to go up 2-1. Freshman Ashley Romanowski netted her sixth goal of the season off a pass from junior Isabelle Leon in the 52nd minute. Freshman Abby Radcliffe then scored off a feed from Romanowski in the 54th minute. 
  • Whitnee Foote tied the game in the 82nd minute.
  • With three minutes left, freshman Marisa Lyon found the back of the net for what proved to be the game-winning goal.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Olivet recorded 21 total shots in the victory. Twelve of the shots were on-goal.
  • Leon led the way with eight total shots, placing six on-frame.
  • Romanowski had a goal and assist for three points to go along with four total shots.
  • Freshman Brooklyn Burel faced 19 shots and registered nine saves in the complete game performance in goal.

FOR THE SCOTS

  • Foote topped the Scots five shots. Five different players recorded two shots-on-goal apiece.
  • Kelsey Postema allowed three goals and made nine saves.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • In their four wins this season, a different player has scored the game-winning goal for the Comets.
  • Today's game marked the fourth straight time Olivet and Alma have played to a one-goal difference.

UP NEXT

  • Olivet hosts Hope College Saturday afternoon at noon. The game is a part of a soccer doubleheader at the Cutler Athletic Complex, as the Comet men face Albion College immediately following the women's game at approximately 2:30 p.m.