Women’s Soccer Fights to 1-1 Draw with Eckerd

Women’s Soccer Fights to 1-1 Draw with Eckerd

Boca Raton, Fla. Lynn University's women's soccer team battled hard in its Sunshine State Conference (SSC) lid-lifter, clawing its way to a 1-1 tie with Eckerd College on Saturday night.

 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score:
 Lynn 1, Eckerd 1
Records: Lynn (3-2-1, 0-0-1 SSC), EC (4-0-1, 0-0-1 SSC)
Location: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads 15-6-3
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Both sides were held scoreless in the first half, but Eckerd got on the board first in the 50th minute on a free kick goal from Kaliya Eutsey.
  • Anniina Sankoh equalized for Lynn in the 72nd, taking a long ball from defender Bailey Brasse and lobbing it over the Eckerd keeper to knot the score at 1-all.
  • Kiara Burga played outstanding between the pipes, stopping eight shots in 110:00.
  • Eckerd held a small advantage with 19 shots compared to Lynn's 17.
  • The Blue and White held 54 percent possession while Eckerd had 46 percent.

 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Sankoh has now scored in three straight games for the Blue and White and in four of Lynn's six contests this season. She completes a stretch of 10 goals in a calendar week, which spanned the Fighting Knights three tilts.
  • There were seven total cards in the match, all yellow.
  • Lynn gets its first points against Eckerd since 2017, a 2-1 home win on September 30.
  • Burga's eight saves are a career-high for the sophomore.

 

UP NEXT:
The Fighting Knights now prepare for their first Sunshine State Conference road test, traveling to Fort Lauderdale for a matchup with Nova Southeastern on Wednesday, Sept. 25.