Howard Stampedes Robert Morris, 3-2
MOON TOWNSHIP, PA - The Howard University women's soccer rolled to a 3-2 decision over Robert Morris University on Thursday afternoon in Moon Township, Pa. The Bison improve to 4-4 overall.
The Colonials took the lead in the 52nd minute when Jess Sharik intercepted a clearance attempt by Howard inside midfield. She played a quick through ball to Katie Austin who took the bouncing pass and chipped Bison goalie Cheyra Bell.
Four minutes later, Howard took their first corner kick of the half. The ball was played to the near post by Payton Bouie where Rachael Lee flick the ball to the six-yard line. Retha Koefoe ran on and headed the ball inside the right post to tie the game.
The Bison than took the lead in the 62nd minute when Jordan Brown beat her defender in the right side of the box, then found space inside the near post. Under three minutes later, Brown was setting up a teammate. She played a soft cross 10 yards from net where Bouie elevated and headed the ball soft over Jessica Olin's head to give Howard a 3-1 advantage.
RMU pulled to within one
goal with three minutes left to play when Jamie Morra long
ball found Ayana Davis who chipped the Bison keeper to put the
margin to 3-2.
HU will host NJIT on Sept. 26 beginning at 4 p.m.