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Holy Cross women’s soccer edges St. Ambrose

by | Mar 27, 2021 | Headlines, Soccer Blogs | 0 comments

South Bend, Ind. The Holy Cross College women’s soccer team faced off against the St. Ambrose University in a Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup at TCU School Field. St. Ambrose was able to take a 1-0 lead heading into halftime. The Bees would extend their lead to 2-0 in the 51st minute, but Sarah Cernugel was able to cut into the lead with a goal in the 53rd minute off the assist from Olivia Shaw. Shaw was then able to tie the game up in the 56th minute with a goal of her own. Holy Cross would take a 3-2 lead after a cleanup goal from Bella Cuevas in the 68th minute. That goal would prove to be the game-winning goal as the Saints would defeat SAU 3-2. With the win, Holy Cross stands at 8-4 and 7-3 in conference play, while SAU falls to 6-6 and 4-4.


Score: Holy Cross defeated SAU 3-2

Records: Holy Cross (8-4) | SAU (6-6)

Location: TCU School Field | Holy Cross College | South Bend, IN


26′ | Margaret Hamilton (SA) assisted by Adriane Latham

51′ | Riley Garcia (SA) assisted Morgan Wahlen

53′ | Sarah Cernugel (HC) assisted Olivia Shaw

56′ | Olivia Shaw (HC) unassisted

68′ | Bella Cuevas (HC) assisted Olivia Shaw


Chloe Kane got the start in net and recorded four saves in net

Olivia Shaw recorded one goal and two assists

Bella Cuevas scored her second consecutive game winning goal

Holy Cross was outshot 15-8 in the win


The Saints return to action when they host Indiana University Northwest on Wednesday, March 31. Kickoff set for 6:00pm EST at TCU School Field.