Women's Soccer Knocks Off Previously Undefeated Kent State 2-1
Sept. 16, 2012
KENT, Ohio - Morgan Herbert found the back of the net twice as the Duquesne women's soccer team recorded a 2-1 victory over previously undefeated Kent State on Sunday afternoon at Zoeller Field.
The Dukes improve to 3-5-1 while the Golden Flashes fall to 5-1-1.
Duquesne jumped on Kent State early when Herbert in the opening minutes when she able to get ahead of the KSU defense from 15 yards out off a pass from Bridget Lynch and finish past keeper Christine Pellegrino in the second minute. In the 7th minute, Herbert scored again, converting in traffic from just inside the box.
The Golden Flashes lone goal was on a penalty shot by Jaclyn Dutton in the 65th minute.
Devon Tabata picked up the win while making six saves. Herbert led all players with five shots (all on goal).
Duquesne had only one corner kick to Kent State's 13.
Kent State was picked to defend its Mid-American Conference-East title and returned four attackers who recorded double-figure scoring last season.
Duquesne returns to Rooney Field one week from today when they host Cleveland State. Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m.
Duquesne at Kent State