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Soccer Runs Unbeaten Streak to 4 Video games

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Soccer Runs Unbeaten Streak to 4 Video games

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga freshman ahead Clarissa Salinas celebrated her birthday in model Thursday evening, main the Mocs in a 2-1 win over North Alabama in non-conference girls’s soccer motion on the UTC Sports activities Complicated. Salinas scored the primary aim of the match then assisted with Shelby Hash’s sport winner within the second half.
 
Chattanooga improves to 2-2-2 on the 12 months and North Alabama suffers its first lack of the 12 months, falling to 3-1-3 total.
 
“They’re a harmful group,” Mocs head coach Gavin McKinney stated. “They had been unbeaten coming into tonight for a motive.”
 
Within the 24th minute, Birna Johannsdottir despatched a go onward and Salinas raced previous her defender into the field. The Lions’ keeper charged out for the cease however wasn’t quick sufficient as Salinas floated the shot over her and into the again of the online to offer the Mocs a 1-0 lead.
 
“Nice end from Clarissa on the primary aim,” McKinney stated.
 
North Alabama struck again to tie the match late within the opening body. Within the 43rd minute Kira Schuster picked up a go from Izzi Gurney to make it 1-1 heading into halftime.
 
Halfway via the second half, the Mocs retook the lead and held on for his or her second win of the season.
 
Caroline Richvalsky introduced the ball up the proper aspect and located Salinas outdoors the field in the midst of the sector. Salinas dribbled across the protection and slotted a go into Hash, charging into the field. Hash received one foot onto the ball and slipped it previous the UNA keeper who got here out to make the cease. It rolled into the underside proper nook for the sport winner within the 69th minute.
 
“We’re unbeaten 4 in a row,” McKinney identified. “Two attracts and two wins. We’re beginning to get higher. We have got a great quantity of younger gamers. Extra confidence, getting used to our model of play and system.”
 
Chattanooga outshot the Lions 11-7 and had a 7-4 photographs on aim benefit. Caroline Ekern improves her document to 2-0-2 and tallied three saves within the match. Richvalsky had a game-high 4 photographs with two on aim and Hash had two photographs, each on aim.
 
North Alabama’s Payton Yates pulled in 5 saves in 90 minutes in aim. Kate Wiseman, Alice Bussey and Schuster every had a team-high two photographs.
 
Chattanooga returns to the pitch Sunday, September 11 to tackle Belmont. The Bruins are 2-1-3 total together with a 2-0 loss to North Alabama within the opening week. The match is ready to kick off at 2:00 p.m. and admission is FREE.
 
SCORING SUMMARY
1              23:03         UTC            Clarissa Salinas (2)       Birna Johannsdottir, Caroline Richvalsky
2              42:11         UNA          Kira Schuster (1)           Izzi Gurney
3              68:07         UTC            Shelby Hash (1)             Clarissa Salinas

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