HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point women’s soccer team scored three second half goals to pull away from Presbyterian College on Wednesday afternoon and pick up a 4-1 win at home. The Blue Hose fell to 5-5 overall (0-4 Big South) while the Panthers improved to 4-6-3 on the year (2-1-2 Big South).
How It Happened
Caroline Dipzinski nearly found Morgan Hutchison on a fast break in the 15th minute, but the Panther’s center back was able to send it out for PC’s first corner kick of the game. On the ensuing play, Kelsey Yeager nearly missed the scoresheet with a header that sailed just over the cross bar.
The Panthers then took a 1-0 lead off a deflected shot in the 29th minute. Megan Baker was able to redirect a cross from Charla Ward inside the six-yard box to give the home team a lead going into the half.
High Point’s goalie errantly picked up a back pass in the 44th minute, allowing an indirect free kick for PC from right at the six-yard box. Yeager played the ball back to Isabelle Russell who saw her shot sail high.
Yeager nearly found an equalizer in the 54th minute but hit the crossbar with a header off a corner kick. Then on the counter-attack, Skyler Prillaman scored a fast break goal by dribbling past a diving Serrano to put High Point up 2-0.
In the 68th minute, Serrano mistakenly picked up a back pass as well, and the Panthers were awarded an indirect free kick at the top of the 18-yard box. Kyle Levesque played it across to Shaylyn Owen whose low shot made it 3-0.
Alex Denny scored in the 85th minute from six yards out off a pass from Lauren Mazich to make it 4-0.
In the final minute of the game, Kori Lawrence beat a defender inside the 18-yard box to score her second goal of the season and make it 4-1.
The Blue Hose host Hampton at Martin Stadium on Saturday, October 6, for a 2:00 p.m. game.