Towson, Md. (August 29, 2019)—The Mount St. Mary's women's soccer team was clipped by Towson, 2-0, on Thursday afternoon at Towson's Soccer Complex. Mount goalkeeper Charlotte Elrod made six saves in the game.
The Tigers controlled the game early, posting four shots in the opening five minutes. Towson broke onto the scoreboard in the 21st minute when Demi Pierre took a feed from Christina Davey and beat Elrod for a 1-0 lead.
After the slow start, the Mountaineers found their game and were able to generate some offense on a couple of Elisabeth Rockhill forays down the left side. Rockhill had the Mount's best scoring chance in the game in the 32nd minute when her shot hit the post. Just under a minute later, Rockhill sent a shot high. Towson maintained the one-goal lead at the half.
The game remained at 1-0 until the 85th minute when Jacey Miller sent a long ball behind the Mount defense that was corralled by Pierre, who connected for her second goal of the game.
Towson (1-2) ended the contest with a 23-to-5 edge in shots, including an 8-to-2 margin in shots on goal. Elrod had six saves for the Mountaineers while Lindsey Padziorko had a pair of saves for Towson.
Mount St. Mary's is back in action on Sunday, September 1, with a home matchup against UMBC. Kick-off is slated for 5:00 p.m. at Waldron Family Stadium on campus.