WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. — Taylor Nay and Olivia Chu both netted a pair of goals and 15th-ranked Cumberland scored eight times in the final 50 minutes of the match on its way to am 8-0 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s soccer action Tuesday.
The Bulldogs (8-1-0, 4-0-0 Mid-South) were unable to find the back of the net until nearly halftime despite outshooting the Patriots, 11-4, but Nay’s first goal in the 40th minute finally broke the ice and gave CU a 1-0 edge at the break.
Chu scored just 51 seconds into the second half and Nay followed with her second goal in the 52nd minute. Chu added another in the 61st minute before Sammy Groves, Savannah Keele, Rhianne Parsons and Kaitlin Phillips all found the back of the net for Cumberland over the final 25 minutes of the match.
UC (1-8-0, 1-3-0) keeper Autumn Collins collected seven saves in net, while Lindsay Kitson made four saves for the Bulldogs.
Cumberland will host Pikeville on Friday in a 1 p.m. doubleheader with the men at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
Bulldogs drop another overtime decision
WILLIMSBURG, Ky. — Pedro Antonelli netted a golden goal just over a minute from the end of the first overtime, leading the University of the Cumberlands to a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday.
The Bulldogs (3-8-1, 2-2-0 Mid-South) lost for the first time this season in extra time, moving to 0-5-1 in those matches. CU has dropped three of its last five outings, all in overtime, and Tuesday’s result was no less disappointing.
Zach Bell put the Patriots (4-3-1, 4-0-0) ahead in the 62nd minute, but Tom Reilly equalizer in the 85th minute sent the match into extra time. Antonelli posted his fourth goal of the season on an assist from Austen Aiman in the 99th minute, just 1:34 from heading to a second extra period.
Cumberland took 11 shots in the match, all in the second half, and outshot UC, 11-8. CU’s Ian Hamilton was credited with one save and the Bulldogs had a pair of team saves, clearing balls off the line.
Cumberland will host Pikeville on Friday in a 1 p.m. doubleheader with the women at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.