Lady "Cats Post Shutout Against Shepherd, 2-0

Lady "Cats Post Shutout Against Shepherd, 2-0

BUCKHANNONEmily Knight (pictured) continued her torrid play for the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat soccer team today the they faced the Shepherd University Lady Rams in a Mountain East Conference battle at Culpepper Stadium

Knight had a goal and an assist as the Lady Bobcats earned a 2-0 victory.

Knight tallied two goals Friday night against Urbana.

Knight played a header to Shannon Shawgo who beat Shepherd keeper Kelsey Rhoderick for the first goal of the game with just 6:14 ticked off the first half clock.

Wesleyan would hold onto that 1-0 lead until the 77th minute.

At that time, Knight scored an unassisted goal as she drove a shot just inside the left post that Rhoderick couldn't stop.

The Lady Bobcats controlled play throughout the game as Shepherd didn't get a shot-on-goal and only two shots overall.

Wesleyan managed 17 shots and nine shots-on-goal.

Wesleyan keeper Cheslea Hubner recorded her seventh shutout of the year as she didn't have to face a shot.

The Lady Bobcats took seven corner kicks while the Lady Rams had four.

Shepherd fell to 3-3-1 overall and 2-3-1 in the MEC.

Wesleyan improved to 6-0-2 overall and 5-0-2 in the MEC.

Wesleyan will return to action Wednesday at home in a non-conference game with California (Pa.).

The game will start at 7 p.m.


(Photo courtesey of Brian Bergstrom/The Record Delta)