Mustangs Drop Third Game to Nationally Rank Team, Fall to No. 8 Misericordia
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Stevenson women's soccer team dropped their second straight game to a team ranked in the top-10 in the NSCAA Coaches Poll, as they fell to No. 8 Misericordia, 1-0 Saturday at Mustang Stadium.
The Mustangs (4-3), who are ranked fourth in the Mid-Atlantic Region, have dropped back-to-back games for the first time this season after battling two teams in four days ranked in the top-10 nationally, falling by one goal each.
All three of Stevensons losses have come against teams currently ranked in the top-10 of the NSCAA National Poll. They will play at No. 11 Messiah on October 19.
Megan Mahoney scored the lone goal of the game for the Cougars (4-0) just over 22 minutes into the game on a header off a free kick from Erin McGreal.
The Mustangs outshot Misericordia 14-11 and held a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.
Freshman Annie McCoach (Cockeysville, Md./Maryvale) totaled four saves while the Cougar's Maureen Ciccosanti had seven.
Stevenson returns to action on Thursday, September 19 when they travel to face Catholic beginning at 4:30 p.m. The Mustangs defeated the Cardinals 3-1 a season ago.