Sept. 17, 2006
Baltimore, Md. - In its 2006 home opener, the Loyola College women's soccer team played Richmond to a 1-1 tie on Diane Geppi-Aikens Field Sunday afternoon. The Greyhounds are now 1-3-2 on the season while the Spiders are 0-6-2.
The first half was scoreless with the Loyola defense not allowing a single Richmond shot. The Greyhounds put nine shots on the board in the first half but were unable to convert one into a goal.
It was the Spiders who got on the board first, scoring on their second shot of the game at 59:21 when Julia Bizer drew out Loyola keeper Amanda Piccirilli for the 1-0 lead.
Seven minutes later the Greyhounds got on the board when Colleen Kinealy controlled the ball after an initial wide shot, tapped it into the box to Carolyn Kennington. Kennington got her shot past Richmond goalie Kate Hudson for the 1-1 tie.
Loyola outshot Richmond 5-0 in overtime but was not able to come up with the game winner.
With Kennington's goal Sunday she ties for second place in Loyola's history in goals with 28. Kennington already holds the points record at 78 and the assist record at 22.
The Greyhounds return to the road this week, first traveling to Rutgers on Tuesday, September 19. Game time is set for 7:00.