Sea-Hawks battle back for tie on Sunday
Pope’s late goal earns Sea-Hawks 2-2 draw (boxscore)
Sept. 29, 2013 (St. John’s N.L.) Jane Pope’s goal in the 88th minute earned the Sea-Hawks a 2-2 tie versus Acadia in AUS women’s soccer on Sunday at King George Vth Park. Pope’s goal, her fifth of the season, was set up on a nice pass from Jessie Noseworthy.
Katie Ross opened the scoring in the 17th minute to give the Axewomen a 1-0 first half lead that they would hold until halftime. The goal was Ross’ fourth of the season.
Memorial’s Jessie Noseworthy tied the score early in the second half with her second goal of the year at the 46 minute mark.
Michelle Pryde gave Acadia the lead again with her second goal of the weekend in the 70th minute.
Pope’s goal tied it late to salvage the point for the home side.
Players of the game were Noseworthy for the Sea-Hawks and Alana Fairfax for the Axewomen.
The Sea-Hawks will head to Charlottetown for a weekend series against the Panthers on October 5th and 6th. UPEI are undefeated with a 3-0-3 record in AUS play.
Axewomen defeat Sea-Hawks 3-1 (boxscore)
Sept. 28, 2013 (St. John’s N.L.) Meghan Earle’s pair of goals led the Acadia Axewomen to a 3-1 victory over the Memorial Sea-Hawks in AUS women’s soccer on Saturday afternoon at King George the Vth Park in St. John’s, N.L.
Earle, a rookie from Mount Pearl, N.L., opened the scoring in the eighth minute of play to give the Axewomen a 1-0 lead that they would hold through the first half.
Acadia’s Michelle Pryde extended the lead to 2-0 with a goal in the 57th minute before Earle would make it 3-0 with her second of the game, and fourth on the season, in the 68th minute.
Memorial’s Jamie Warren would cut the lead to 3-1 with her goal in the 73rd minute.
The Sea-Hawks had a number of chances late but the Axewomen defense quieted the rally to earn the 3-1 win.
Acadia’s record improved to 4-2-1 with the win. The Sea-Hawks fell to 4-2-0.
Players of the game were Earle for the Axewomen and defender Katie Goodland for the Sea-Hawks.
Photo of Memorial's #15 Lauren Windsor and Acadia's #11 Michelle Pryde by Dustin Silvey