Benedictine women’s soccer faced Lakeland this past Saturday and brought home a win.
In the first period of the game, Benedictine scored their goal in 7:19 minutes. With the help of Paige Velez, the goal was made by freshman Danielle Melotte. Another goal was scored for the Eagles by freshman Megan Anderson, with the assistance of freshman Paige Velez. Benedictine did not get the chance to score another goal after that.
In the second period, there was more action between the soccer teams. Benedictine’s goalkeeper, Amanda Lozada, made a save in the 50th minute when Lakeland tried to make a goal. She made two other saves before Lakeland ended up making a goal. Lozada made a final save during the last couple seconds before the period ended. Benedictine won with a final score was 2-1.
“We knew it was a game not only that we could win but needed to win, so we went out there and played hard for each other. We were able to come home with a win and now we can take what we learned from that game and focus on the game against Aurora,” said Anderson.
For this game, there were a total of 15 shots, Melotte with Anderson posted five shots and Katie Gover collected three of the shots.
For the season, Melotte has scored six goals and Anderson has scored three goals.
The next game for women’s soccer will be on campus against Aurora University at 7 p.m. on October 22.