Women’s soccer defeat Holy Names University

The Eagles reign victorious over the Hawks, 1-0.

Natalie Willis, Editor in Chief

On Nov. 4 women’s soccer returned home to face off against Holy Names University. The Eagles played aggressively, effectively subduing the Holy Names throughout the game. The win places Biola at 4-4-0 in the PacWest Conference


Thirty-five minutes into the first half, freshman forward Jazmin Montalvo sailed the ball past HNU’s goalkeeper, successfully hitting the back of the net. Assisting with the first and only goal of the game, redshirt freshman forward Abby Chavez set up a play with a through ball, giving Montalvo a clear shot. 

Redshirt senior goalkeeper Briana Ruelas led the Eagles’ defense, keeping the Hawks at bay and maintained a clear sheet. In the second half, Ruelas shut down HNU’s frantic efforts to add to the scoreboard, effectively keeping Biola in the lead. 

Biola won overall, 1-0, with a total of 17 shots, earning their second highest shot count for the season. 

Women’s soccer (6-8-1, 4-4-0 conference) will play at home on Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m. against Dominican University of California. Stats from today’s game are located on the Biola Athletics website. 

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