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Storm Plays Walsh to Scoreless Draw

Storm Plays Walsh to Scoreless Draw

PAINESVILLE, Ohio— The Lake Erie College women's soccer team played Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) foe Walsh University to a scoreless draw Sunday (Oct. 11).

Both defenses stood stout in the first half, limiting the offenses to just a couple shots without scoring opportunities.

The defensive theme continued into the second half.  In the closing minutes of regulation Elizabeth Roesch (Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington Central) had a pair of shots but was unable to find the back of the net, sending the game into overtime.

The Cavaliers outshot the Storm 5-2 in the first overtime session but the Storm defense held strong.  The Storm outshot the Cavaliers 3-1 in the second session but was unable to find the back of the net, ending the contest in a draw.

Marissa Brannon (Concord, Ohio/Lake Catholic) started in net for the Storm, making six saves.

Roesch led the Storm with four shots.  Marlena Lesniowski (London, Ont./Catholic Central High) and Elizabeth Awuah (Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington Central) had three shots apiece.

The Storm is back in action Oct. 16 at home against Tiffin University.