Freshman Kasey Crow leads Rio Grande in scoring with two goals. The RedStorm plays at Kentucky Christian on Wednesday.
Tue, Sep. 11, 2012 - [Women's Soccer]
Rio Grande Sports Information
RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande women's soccer team will try to reach the .500 mark for the first time this season on Wednesday afternoon, as the RedStorm heads to Grayson, Ky. for a meeting with Kentucky Christian University.
Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. at KCU Stadium. Head coach Callum Morris' squad is coming off a split of games last weekend in the Redhawk Classic hosted by Roberts Wesleyan University, falling to the host Redhawks, 4-0, on Friday before rebounding with a 2-0 win over Daemen College on Saturday.
Rio Grande (2-3) got a first half goal from freshman midfielder Taylor Ahrens (Ross, OH) and an insurance marker in the second stanza from freshman forward Kasey Crow (Chillicothe, OH) in the victory over Daemen.
Sophomore goalkeeper Allison Keeney (Cincinnati, OH) picked up her second win in as many decisions this year, stopping nine shots by the Wildcats en route to the shutout.
Crow and Ahrens have been the top two scorers for the RedStorm thus far. Crow has a pair of goals for four points, while Ahrens has a goal and an assist for three points.
Kentucky Christian brings a 2-2 record into the contest, with wins over Toccoa Falls College and Johnson University and losses to Clearwater Christian and WVU Tech. The 11-0 win over Johnson University came last Friday.
Head coach Joshua Miller Knights' are led offensively by freshman midfielder Kymmy Simon-Owens, who has four goals and three assists so far, as well as freshman midfielder Erin Dillow (3 goals) and senior midfielder/forward Kala Dorsey (2 goals, 2 assists). Senior midfielder Olivia Sanders also has a pair of goals and two assists.
Freshman goalkeeper Erica Mitchell has been in net for the Knights all season and has allowed 13 goals, while recording 22 saves and a .629 save percentage.
Rio Grande won the first meeting between the two schools last season, 2-0, in a game played at Point Pleasant (W.Va.) High School.