Women’s soccer team drops 2-1 decision at Thomas More

Photo by Audrey Essen
Photo by Audrey Essen

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – The Olivet College women's soccer team made the trip to play Thomas More (Ky.) College today at BB & T Field in Crestview Hills, and came up on the losing end of the score, 2-1.

Final Score: Thomas More 2, Olivet 1
Location: BB & T Field; Crestview Hills, Ky.
Records: Olivet 8-7-2 overall, Thomas More 5-11-1 overall

  • The Saints took an early 1-0 lead on an unassisted goal by Olivia Nienabar in the 11th minute.
  • The Comets leveled the score in the 32nd minute when freshman Amelia Northern found the back of the net.
  • The score remained 1-1 at halftime.
  • Thomas More scored what proved to be the game-winning goal in the 59th minute.

  • Northern's goal was Olivet's lone shot in the match.
  • Freshman Mekenzie Lamb started in goal and made six saves in 64 minutes and 29 seconds of action.
  • Sophomore Brooklyn Holley played the final 25 minutes and 31 seconds, and collected two saves.

  • In addition to Nienbar, Kaylee Terrell scored a goal.
  • Four players each had two shots.
  • Maddy Kim played the entire game in goal to earn the win.

  • Olivet celebrates Senior Day next Wednesday, Oct. 27, when Calvin College visits the Cutler Athletic Complex for a 4 p.m. game.