PORTLAND, Ore.—The Fontbonne University women's soccer team closed out its trip to Oregon with a tough 4-1 loss against Lewis & Clark on Sunday.
The Pioneers (1-0-1), got a two-goal performance out of Ella Viesturs. Anna Saucedo and Mali Peterson-Wood added the other goals for LC. In goal, Megan Sawyer got the victory after making one save in 74:10 minutes of action.
It was a scoreless game in the first half up until the 24:20 mark when Saucedo scored an unassisted goal. Then, at 36:51, PetersonWood passed the ball up the right side of the field for Viesturs. She was able to get behind the Griffins defense and score making it a 2-0 game at the break.
In the second frame, in the 53rd minute, the Pioneers attempted a clearance near midfield, though the ball went right to Rebecca Bass. She one-timed it up ahead for Kovarik on the break. The sophomore dribbled past the goalie on the right side and scored her first of the year.
However, 14:00 minutes later, the Pioneers got the two-goal lead back as Viesturs scored once more off a cross from Anna Saucedo. LC tacked on another goal off a penalty-kick in the 69th minute making it a 4-1 final.
The Griffins will now begin its seven-game homestand starting this week. First-up is St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Wednesday night. Kick-off at 7:30 p.m.
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