Ladies Split in Texas

Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 15, 2008) — The John Brown University women’s soccer team finished 1-1 after competing over the weekend in the Northwood (Texas) University Tournament. The ladies were blanked 3-0 in their opening match against Abilene Christian on Friday, but returned to take down tournament host Northwood 2-1 on Saturday. Sophomore Ashley Cecil scored both goals for JBU in the second half off assists from Sarah Kidd and Jodi Knack. These were Cecil’s first goals of the year. Northwood took a 1-0 lead into the half, but JBU came out quickly in the second to score the equalizer in the 50th minute off the Kidd to Cecil connection.

In the 74th minute, Knack missed an attempt but Cecil followed and put it away for her second goal of the match. Northwood tried to recover but ran out of opportunities as time expired.

The win moves the ladies to 2-3 on the year. Up next they host Harris Stowe (Texas) on Saturday at 1 p.m.