DOVER, DE - The Howard women's soccer team was trailing 1-0 at the half, but scored two goals in the second period to take a 2-1 victory over Delaware State on Friday. The Lady Bison improve to to 5-7 overall and 2-1 in the Great West Conference.
Delaware State (1-14, 0-3 GWC) opened the scoring when Jeanette Salgado fired a shot past Howard goal keeper Cheyra Bell from 35 yards out in the 22nd minute. For the game, Bell had four saves on the day.
The Lady Bison tied the match when Retha Koefoed beat DSU's Courteney Haas off a feed from Jordan Brown in the 73rd minute. HU pulled ahead on a goal by Brittany Peebles less than two minutes later. Brown and Cynthia Snyder were credited with assists on the go-ahead goal.
Delaware State had a good scoring chance off a corner kick by Theresa Wappett in the 83rd minute, but came up empty.
HU is back in action on Oct. 19 against South Carolina State beginning at 4 p.m.