College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Wins Two Over Weekend

Over the weekend, the College of Charleston Women’s Soccer won two matches in their first match since Sept 3.  The Cougars were not able to play because of the effects of Hurricane Irma had on the Cougar’s opponents.

Friday evening the Cougars dominated North Florida 3-0 and snapped North Florida’s five-game win streak.

Offensively the Cougars and North Florida put up similar numbers. Charleston shot 15 times including 11 shots on goal. North Florida, meanwhile shot 13 times and had seven shots on goal.

The key difference is the Cougars were able to score on three of their shots on goal-two of which came in the first half.  Rachel Kim, Alyssa Beck, and Raymara Barreto were the ones doing the scoring for the Cougars Friday night.

Having three different players score for the victory is a big boost for head coach Christian Michner and his staff.

Sunday afternoon the Cougars faced off and beat Jacksonville 4-0. The win marked their fourth in a row.

Laura Ortega led the way for the Cougars assisting on three goals and scoring one herself.

Charleston was up 2-0 at the half and outshooting Jacksonville 13-1. Charleston came back in the second half aggresive-scoring another two goals.

Kim, Ortega, Katrina Koomen, and Ali Frietas were among the Cougars scoring goals on Sunday.

The win puts the Cougars’ record at (5-3). Their next matchup is Tuesday on the road against Northeastern and will mark their first conference game of the season.


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Nick Rodriguez is a senior at the College of Charleston entering his third year with Cisternyard News. He first started working at CYN his sophomore year and enters his first year as the Sports Editor. He hopes to continue sports journalism once he graduates. Other interests include: walking his dog and trying new foods. Don’t forget to keep scrolling and read Nick’s next post!

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