Offensive Explosion Propels Falcons to Victory, 4-1
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The University of Montevallo women's soccer team (2-3) scored a pair of early goals on the road at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (1-5) and never looked back as the Falcons won 4-1. UM had a well-balanced attack with eight different players taking shots and four different players providing the goals. Freshman Camilla Alderin (Oslo, Norway/Persbraten Videregaende Skole) provided the game winner in the 16th minute of play as she scored off an assist from sophomore Christine Prince (Ajax, Ontario/Pickering).
UM opened the scoring just 12 minutes into the game as junior Katy Hutto (Alabaster, Ala./Florida College) scored on a shot to the far post that beat the keeper to give UM a 1-0 lead. Just three minutes later Alderin scored on an assist from Prince to put the Falcons up 2-0 just 15:54 into the game.
The game would remain 2-0 going into the halftime break. UM out-shot the Chargers 8-3 in the first period while goalkeeper Kaitlin Thomas (Calgary, Alberta/Foothills Composite) made just one save to keep a clean sheet in the first half.
Just under five minutes into the second half, Cady Reisman scored the Chargers lone goal on a breakaway that was nearly saved by Thomas.
The Falcons returned to their scoring form in the 62nd minute as sophomore Taylor Kerr (Birmingham, Ala./Vestavia Hills) scored an unassisted goal to increase the Falcons lead to two. With just under four minutes to play a pair of freshmen teamed up to put the game away as Emma Greenwood (Sheffield, England/Dronfield Henry Fanshawe) found Aimee Godfrey (Dundee, Scotland/Craigie) who put the ball away to give UM a 4-1 lead.
UM pushed their shot advantage to 12-5 in the second half and Thomas once again made a single save in the period to secure the win.
The Falcons will be back in action this Friday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. as they host Christian Brothers University in a non-conference match.