Argonauts shut out Trojan women on soccer pitch
By MOC Sports Information
Published in Sports on September 4, 2012 1:48 PM
MOC Sports Information
DAHLONEGA, Ga. -- Freshman goalkeeper Carolin Edenhofer recorded a collegiate-high 12 saves and Mount Olive fought off a 26-shot attack before falling to West Florida 2-0 on the final day of the North Georgia women's soccer tournament.
The Trojans (0-3-0 overall) suffered their third consecutive shutout loss.
MOC used four saves by Edenhofer and two defender saves to keep the match scoreless through the first 38 minutes. Trojan midfielder Christine Rocchio was credited with one save and Mount Olive was awarded a team save on a header attempt in the seventh minute.
West Florida (2-0-0) broke through in the 39th minute as Chelsea Palmer scored an unassisted goal. Palmer's shot from the left side to the upper 90 to give the Argonauts a 1-0 halftime lead.
The Trojans had opportunities to even the match early in the second half on shot attempts by Carlee Bock and Mary Knepp. West Florida goalkeeper Sarah Story made a save on Knepp's shot.
West Florida added to its lead in the 63rd minute as Sashana Campbell headed the ball into the box and Shanice Monteith finished with a one touch. West Florida had 17 of its shots in the second half, but Edenhofer kept the Argonauts out of the goal over the final 28 minutes.
The Trojans open their Conference Carolinas schedule at home Saturday against Limestone (S.C.) College. Kickoff is 7 p.m. and will be preceded by the MOC-Limestone men's game.
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