ORONO, Maine – In their third game of the year, the University of Maine Black Bears Women’s Soccer team shut out Holy Cross 3-0 on Thursday evening.
The Black Bears scored two goals in the first half, the first coming 33:55 into the game when a cross from Theresa Gosch found Kaitlyn Ball in the goalmouth who scored on a header that just got past the goalkeeper. Ball continued her production by assisting on Maine’s second goal when she took a shot point blank, which then rebounded to Nicole Bailey, who knocked it in. The goal came 44:09 into the game.
Coming out of halftime with a 2-0 lead, the Black Bears controlled possession and scored 56:33 into the game when Theresa Gosch collected a through-ball from Kaitlyn Ball, and then dribbled into the goalies box and chipped it over the keeper’s head.
Maine goalkeeper Annalena Kriebisch got her 3rd win of the season and her 2nd shutout. She saved all 7 shots she faced, and improves to 3-0-0 on the season. Holy Cross goalkeeper Caroline Cashion faced 9 shots and saved 6, she falls to 1-2-0 on the season.
The Black Bears are back in action again Sunday afternoon when they take on Providence College at 1pm, in Saco Maine at Thorton Academy.
— Submitted by UMaine Athletics