MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia College girls’s soccer workforce dropped a Massive 12 matchup towards the visiting TCU Horned Frogs on Sunday afternoon at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
The Horned Frogs (6-3-2) managed the match all through and used some sturdy attacking play and ending within the ultimate third to overrun the Mountaineers (3-6-2) and head again house to Fort Price with a powerful convention street victory.
“When an excellent workforce like TCU comes right here, they’re going to capitalize in your errors,” WVU head coach Nikki Izzo-Brown mentioned. “They had been in a position to get these first two objectives on errors that had been made and we couldn’t discover sufficient off of the kickoff within the second half to equalize.”
From the opening whistle, the guests had been urgent excessive up the sector, typically with each participant over midfield within the attacking half, searching for the opening objective of the sport.
That objective didn’t take lengthy to search out for TCU as ahead Seven Castain collected a ball contained in the WVU field and rifled house a objective to the far nook of the online, giving her workforce a 1-0 lead simply seven minutes into the sport.
The Horned Frogs continued with its strain after scoring the primary objective of the sport. Strong shaping and fast ball motion into open area gave the Mountaineer protection matches from the opening whistle.
“That made an enormous distinction early on within the recreation,” Izzo-Brown mentioned of the TCU press. “They had been coming with a variety of power and energy and it was one thing that we couldn’t take care of very effectively at the moment.”
It wasn’t till quarter-hour had come off of the clock that WVU noticed its first risk to attain. The ball was labored down the appropriate facet of the sector earlier than sophomore ahead Taylor White discovered area within the field however her shot was simply large of the put up.
The second objective of the sport was scored simply three minutes later as TCU midfielder Gracie Brian discovered herself 1-on-1 with WVU goalkeeper Kayza Massey and doubled the lead for her workforce.
Regardless of extra optimistic play within the ultimate ten minutes of the half, the Mountaineers had been unable to discover a objective of their very own and entered the locker room at halftime trailing 2-0.
The opening ten minutes of the second half noticed the Horned Frogs persevering with to manage the tempo of the match on offense. Castain added her second objective (TCU’s third) of the match after ten minutes performed giving her workforce a 3-0 lead.
White broke the ice for the Mountaineers halfway via the second half however one other objective was conceded lower than 90 seconds after she did so when Cam Lancaster fired a shot from 25 yards that discovered the highest nook of the online. A fifth TCU objective got here with 5 minutes left to play by Skylar Heinrich for the ultimate results of 5-1.
The Mountaineers will hit the street for 2 video games within the state of Texas. WVU will go to No. 14 Texas on Thursday, September twenty eighth earlier than touring to Houston on October 1st.