|Graceland (Iowa) ( 7-2-1, 3-2)||3||0||3|
|Evangel University ( 5-5-1, 1-4)||0||1||1|
|1||00:00||Megan Kimrey (Graceland (Iowa))|
|1||30:20||Carissa Fleck (Graceland (Iowa))|
|1||41:43||Hannah Hiner (Graceland (Iowa))|
|2||51:36||Kennedy Strain (Evangel University)|
|Graceland (Iowa)||Indv. Leaders||Evangel University|
|3 Players - 1||Goals||#3 Kennedy Strain - 1|
|2 Players (#19,#35) - 4||Shots||2 Players (#14,#23,#7) - 1|
|#1 Manaia Siania Unutoa - 6||Saves||#0 Caitlyn Cox - 8|
|Graceland (Iowa)||Team Statistics||Evangel University|
|20 (16)||Shots (on goal)||10 (8)|
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Three different players scored in the Graceland University women's soccer 3-1 victory over Evangel University on the road.
The Yellowjackets didn't waste any time in the game getting on the scoreboard in the opening minute of the game. Megan Kimrey found the back of the net to move ahead 1-0. Graceland continue to control the pace of the game, pushing the ball forward. GU earned multiple corner kicks and created scoring chances.
The Jackets saw their second goal of the game fall in the 30th minute. Carissa Fleck sent a shot past the Crusaders goalkeeper to move GU ahead 2-0. Just over 10 minutes later, Hannah Hiner moved the score to 3-0 with her goal. Graceland led 3-0 at the break.
Shortly after halftime, Evangel saw a score from Kennedy Strain to bring the score to 3-1 in favor of GU.
Graceland outshot Evangel 20-10 in the contest, including place 16 shot on goal to Evangel's eight. The Yellowjackets also earned five corner kicks. Throughout the second half, the two offenses continue to test each other's defense. The score remained the same at the end of the contest with GU defeating EU 3-1.
Megan Kimrey, Hannah Hiner, and Carissa Fleck each scored in the game for Graceland. Fleck led the team with four shots in the game, all on target. Hiner and Kimrey added four and three total shots respectively. Defensively, Manaia Siania Unutoa recorded six of the team's seven saves in the game.
Graceland University will continue on the road on Wednesday, October 4 at William Penn University.
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