Women’s soccer defeats Cal State LA

The Eagles break losing streak, 1-0.

Natalie Willis, Editor in Chief

Women’s soccer returned home Tuesday to compete against California State University, Los Angeles After losing the past two games, the Eagles redeemed themselves with a 1-0 win. CSULA began the match aggressively with eight attempted shots on goal and four fouls. 


The first half started slow with Biola only attempting two shots as their defense struggled to keep an even score board. Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Anna Boyer had seven saves as the defense rallied to fend off CSULA. Thirty-two minutes into the first half, freshman defender Chloe Laurin saved a shot heading for the back of the net, knocking it safely out of bounds. 


While the Golden Eagles played aggressively with a total of 20 shots to Biola’s four, the Eagles’ attempts were more precise and calculated. Biola scored the first and only goal of the game 56 minutes into the second half, securing a win, 1-0. Redshirt junior midfielder Katelyn Penner collected the kickoff from the Golden Eagles to score the winning goal from the top of the box.

Women’s soccer (2-2) will face off against Western Washington University at Harrington Field on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. Footage from today’s game is located on Biola Athletics’ website.



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