Nov. 12, 2004
Women's Soccer Falls to Maryland, 3-0 in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament`Hounds finish most successful season in school history with a 16-3-0 record.
State College, Pa. - The Loyola College women's soccer team saw its season come to a close Friday evening with a 3-0 loss to Maryland in the opening round of the NCAA College Cup. The Greyhounds finish the most successful season in school history with a 16-3-0 record. The Terps advance to the second round to face the winner of the No. 2 Penn State/Binghamton game Sunday.
Maryland's leading scorer Mallory Mahar started scoring at 8:18 when she took a shot from inside the box and beat Loyola keeper Kate Gilfillan to the left side. The squads kept the score 1-0 at halftime.
The Greyhounds had a chance to tie things up in the second half when Ali Andrzejewski rebounded Tyhira Glenn's initial shot in front of the goal but was unable to come up with the score. In the 53rd minute, Maryland's Kelly Rozumalski took at shot in the 53rd minute from 25 feet out that sailed into the goal for the 2-0 lead. Simon Decker tallied the final goal at 67:01. Both Decker and Rozumalski's goals were assisted by Mahar.
The Greyhounds had a few chances to score in front of the goal in the closing minutes of play but were unable to capitalize on them.
The Terps outshot the Greyhounds 19-8. Gilfillan stopped five shots in goal for Loyola while Maryland's Nikki Resnick stopped Loyola's three shots on goal.
Loyola ends the season after setting school records in wins (16), consecutive victories (13), unbeaten streak (13), points (160) and goals (59).