Women’s Soccer Uses Second Half Surge To Defeat Nittany Lions, 4-1

Women’s Soccer Uses Second Half Surge To Defeat Nittany Lions, 4-1

Mont Alto, Pennsylvania - The Frederick Community College women's soccer team hit the road for the first time in regular season play on Saturday afternoon to take on the Nittany Lions from Penn State Mont Alto. The Cougars tamed the Nittany Lions and won the game 4-1. FCC remains perfect with a 3-0 record as Penn State Mont Alto drops to 1-2 on the season.

1st Half

The Nittany Lions jumped on the scoreboard first as Greyson McKnight found the back of the net to take the early 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute of play.  

The Cougars would answer back in the 38th minute when Lindsey Brant scored her 12th goal of the season on the assist from Nicole Godoy.

FCC had some chances early in the first half firing 17 shots, but the Nittany Lions played some stingy defense, clinging to the 1-1 tie heading to the break.

2nd Half

FCC came out a different team in the second half and wasted little time getting on the board. Ally Pick (assist-Jasmine Lara), Brant, and Gemma Carioti (assist-Ally Pick) each scored a goal to put the Cougars ahead 4-1 after 65 minutes of play. 

Mahala Sawyers got the nod in goal for FCC in the second half and preserved the second half shutout. Credit the FCC defense, holding the Nittany Lions to just one shot the entire game.

National Leaders

Lindsey Brant and Ally Pick continue to shine for the Cougars and are off to sensational starts to the season. Brant now has 13 goals on the season and Pick has recorded 10 assists.

Up Next

The Cougars will return to the pitch on Tuesday (9/10) when the travel to Howard Community College to battle the Dragons. The ball is set to drop at 4:00 P.M.