Women’s soccer team falls to Hope, 2-0

Photo by Audrey Essen
Photo by Audrey Essen

HOLLAND, Mich. – The Olivet College women's soccer team fell to defending Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) champion Hope College, 2-0, this afternoon at the Van Andel Soccer Stadium in Holland.

Final Score: Hope 2, Olivet 0
Location: Van Andel Soccer Stadium; Holland, Mich.
Records: Olivet 4-4-2 overall, 0-2 MIAA; Hope 8-0-1 overall, 2-0 MIAA

  • The Flying Dutch scored their first goal in the 12th minute.
  • The score remained 1-0 at halftime.
  • Hope netted its final goal in the seventh minute of the second half.

  • Olivet was held to just one shot by senior Kaitlin Irish.
  • Sophomore Samantha Gifford saw action for all 90 minutes in goal and had seven saves.

  • Maria Egloff and Hilary Curry scored the goals, while Curry had an assist.
  • Hope took 20 total shots in the game, placing half of them on-frame.
  • Curry led the way with four shots.
  • Jordanne Elingboe made one save, while playing the entire game in goal.

  • Olivet hosts Saint Mary's (Ind.) College next Tuesday, Oct. 2. Game time at the Cutler Athletic Complex is 4 p.m.