Sept. 3, 2010
Raleigh, N.C.--Pitt women's soccer dropped to 2-3 on the season after the team suffered a 4-0 loss, Friday, at North Carolina State in the first away match of the season.
Four North Carolina State players contributed goals and goalkeeper Kim Kern made two saves to record the shutout. The Wolfpack outshot the Panthers 14-5 overall.
In the first half, the Panthers and Wolfpack traded chances but neither team was able to capitalize.
Late in the first half, the Panthers faced a setback when freshman Dana DelleFemine went down with an injury and did not return.
The second half belonged to the Wolfpack as they tallied four goals and outshot the Panthers 11-5.
North Carolina State freshman Ariela Schreibeis opened up the scoring in the 58th minute after the Panthers failed to clear a ball deep in the corner. Schreibeis collected the loose ball and fired it into the left corner.
Less than a minute later, the Wolfpack added to its lead when sophomore Kara Blosser connected on a strike from 20-yards in the center of the field to give North Carolina State a 2-0 lead.
The Wolfpack also picked up goals by Tanya Cain and Jennie Krauser. Cain’s goal came in the 63rd minute and Krauser scored in the 86th minute.
Pitt forward Ashley Cuba led the Panthers with two shots while goalkeeper Morie Kephart registered a season high five saves.
The Panthers return to action Sunday when the team travels to Charlotte. Game time is set for 1 p.m.