Women’s Soccer drops road game

Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 7, 2007) - The John Brown University women’s soccer team fell 3-2 against 14th ranked Savannah College of Art and Design (Ga.) on Friday, during their first day of competition at the Bethel (Tenn.) College Tournament.

SCAD struck first in the 43rd minute when Melissa Feurriegel scored unassisted right before the half.

John Brown (2-2-0) would regroup and come out of the break looking to get on the scoreboard quickly. Freshman Camille Malkiewicz would do her part after finding Rachel Gerdin in the 52nd minute for JBU’s first goal.

SCAD wouldn’t have time to adjust their defense as John Brown would tally another goal less than twenty seconds later when Stacie Burley would dribble pass several defenders and sneak the ball pass SCAD’s keeper.

Both teams would be deadlocked until SCAD’s Amanda Barj would uncover a hole in the Lady Golden Eagle defense in the 79th minute and find Melissa Feurriegel for the equalizer.

With five minutes remaining in the contest Maddy Minnis would score the game winning goal putting SCAD ahead 3-2.

Katie Mahoney had four saves for John Brown.

JBU returns to action when they play tournament host, 10th ranked Bethel at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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