Women's Soccer - Wed, Sep. 5, 2012
Georgetown College women's soccer is chomping at the bit
to play a regular season game. This past week's scheduled season opener was
canceled when Thomas More decided to drop the competition. But, the first
home-opener Wednesday night seemed to be a go, until Mother Nature altered the
"It's very frustrating," said Tiger coach Leah Crews
Castleman. "But it is about the safety of the players and not the overwhelming
desire to play a game. I liked what we showed in what we did get in and it
would have been amazing to see how this game played out."
Indiana Wesleyan University is consistently a Top 25
team. This year the Wildcats are young and so a bit unproven despite touting a
4-0 record. They recently won a double overtime game with Campbellsville
University and Georgetown was eager to see how it would fair.
It was a 0-0 tie when lightning strikes caused the first 30-minute delay 17 minutes into the first half. The light show continued with one of the final glimpses of the deadly streak coming at 6:30. At that time a decision had to be made and waiting out another 30-minutes was not an option.
"We've worked hard in the preseason and mentally you
prepare to play," Castleman said. "It is difficult when you can't, but we move
on and focus on Saturday's home game."
Mount Vernon Nazarene comes to town for a 6 pm kickoff on
iHigh.com Field as the Tigers once again look to play that first game of the