UNIVERSITY CENTER — Playing for the second straight weekend at home, the Lady Cardinal soccer team hosted Davenport University in a GLIAC tilt at SVSU's Braddock Field on Friday (Oct. 7) afternoon. After a scoreless first half, the Panthers snuck a second half goal nine minutes into the frame and held on for a 1-0 shutout victory over SVSU.
The Cardinal defense was impressive, holding Davenport's offensive line to only two shots on goal. Saginaw Valley also out-shot the Panthers 16-7, posting eight shots on goal, but struggled to enter any into the net. Both teams had three corner kicks in the 90 minutes of play.
Inside the Boxscore
• Alexis Hilliard and Valentina Giambanco posted three shots and one on goal each.
• Molly Vanderhoff and Sakura Bals both added two shots each.
• Alyssa Watts made her first career start and had one save.
From Head Coach Michael O'Neill
Saginaw Valley hosts Purdue Northwest on Sunday (Oct. 8) in GLIAC action. The Pride lost at Northwood on Friday afternoon by a score of 3-1.
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