BARTLESVILLE, Okla.—The McPherson College women's soccer team went up against the KCAC's only undefeated Oklahoma Wesleyan University on Tuesday evening. The Eagles showed why they haven't lost a conference match all season, defeating the Bulldogs 8-0.
With a playoff spot locked up, several Bulldogs who have logged significant minutes this season, saw limited action against the Eagles on Tuesday evening. Bulldogs' coach Mark Olson chose to give regular starting goalkeeper, Christie Silber the night off, instead going with Shayna Thompson. Thompson was under fire most of the night, facing 18 shots on goal, and coming away with nine saves.
The Bulldogs had just one shot on goal, with that coming off the foot of Isabel Medina late in the second half. Other than that, all of the offense was generated by Oklahoma Wesleyan. The put up five goals in the first 45 minutes session, scoring in the first, 22nd, 24th, 25th, and 41st minutes of the game. They added three more in the second half. The first coming just three minutes into the second frame, and the final two coming just 10 seconds apart in the 54th and 55th-minute mark.
With the loss, the Bulldogs drop to 4-10-3 overall, and 4-5-3 in KCAC play. They have locked up the sixth seed in the upcoming KCAC tournament, and will travel to Salina this Saturday for a rematch against Kansas Wesleyan University in the quarterfinals. The Coyotes are seeded third and defeated the Bulldogs 3-0 a five weeks ago, all three goals coming off of set pieces. Kickoff on Saturday is slated for 4 p.m. at Graves Family Field.