MISHAWAKA – The Bethel University women’s soccer team could not dig out of an early deficit on Wednesday afternoon, falling to Mount Vernon Nazarene 4-1 in Crossroads League play. The Pilots allowed 2 goals in the first five minutes before Kama Hardy got the Pilots on the board with her third goal of the season.

 

MATCH VITALS

  • Score: Mt. Vernon Nazarene def. Bethel 4-1
  • Records: Bethel (4-10-0, 1-4-0) | Mt. Vernon Nazarene (8-4-2, 3-1-1)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Mt. Vernon Nazarene – Receiving Votes
  • Location: Morey Field | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

SCORING SUMMARY

  • 4′ | Alexa Skal (MVNU)
  • 5′ | Alexa Skal (MVNU)
  • 22′ | Kama Hardy (BU)
  • 27′ | Alexa Skal (MVNU)
  • 89′ | Paige Renz (MVNU), assisted by Alexa Skal

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots were outshot 28-5, the third time this season they have been outshot by at least 20.
  • The Pilots allowed an opponent to record a hat trick for the second time this season.
  • Kama Hardy tied for the team lead with 10 points on the season.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots return to Morey Field to take on Spring Arbor on Saturday at 2:00 pm.

 

THOUGHTS FROM COACH LINDVALL

  • “We dug ourselves a bit of a hole in the first half, but I was really proud of how our women responded. I thought our commitment and competitive level in the second half was outstanding and I continue to be impressed with the refinements our women have been making with each game we play.”