Women's Soccer - Thu, Sep. 20, 2012
Coming off a less than impressive win, Georgetown College
women's soccer just wanted to get back on the field again. The Tigers (3-1, 2-0
Mid-South Conference) were not happy with the final tally against Shawnee State
University this past Saturday. They had to wait more than 72 hours to get those
thoughts out of their minds.
"It was almost as if we were back to win we just wanted
to play our first game of the season," said GC coach Leah Crews Castleman. "We
were happy with the win Saturday, but we knew we could do better. This team is
highly competitive and full of perfectionists. That combination makes it
difficult to wait more than three days to get a bad experience out of the
A trip to Pikeville, Ky. cleared everything up though, as
the Tigers scored twice in the second half for another 2-0 road victory over
University of Pikeville (2-2, 0-1). Bea Cameron broke up the scoreless affair
five minutes out of the halftime locker room with her second goal of the
season. Alessandra Jansen found the back of the net midway through the second
half for the insurance goal.
"I was really pleased with our offensive attack tonight,"
Castleman said. "We made great decisions and were smart about what we wanted to
"Pikeville is a dangerous team. The Bears have a solid
goalie in Chelsea Schulte. I was really pleased to see despite not scoring in
the first half, our team didn't try to press and force the action. They knew
the goals would come if they kept playing their game."
GC pitched its third straight shutout and the defense has
allowed only two goals in four games. The Tigers return to action 6 pm Saturday
hosting University of Rio Grande at iHigh Field on Homecoming.