Women’s soccer takes first tie of the season

After going into double overtime, Biola and Concordia fail to score.

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Midfielder Katelyn Penner gets ready to pass the ball to a team member

Amanda Frese, Managing Editor

In the match against Concordia University Irvine, both teams fought for a win, although neither scored. After going into double overtime, the game ended in a tie, 0-0. Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Anna Boyer blocked six shots from CUI—keeping the opponent from winning the game.

AN EQUAL MATCH

Biola attempted two shots against Concordia in the first half of the game. Redshirt sophomore forward Mason Stansberry attempted to score half way through the first period. With a minute and a half left in the first half, redshirt sophomore forward Ella Hiveley attempted another goal, but was blocked by Concordia goalkeeper Hailey Asato. 

Throughout the second half and overtime periods, the Eagles were unable to take the advantage against Concordia. However, Boyer blocked a total of four shots—saving two goals in the second half and two in the overtime periods. In the first tie of the season, women’s soccer kept Concordia at bay, 0-0. 

Women’s soccer (2-3-1) will head to Cal Poly Pomona at Kellogg Arena on Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. to face off against the Broncos. Footage from today’s game is located on the Biola Athletics website

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