Saint Francis scores early and hangs on for 1-0 win

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The first shot of the game proved to be the game-winner as the University of Saint Francis scored within the first four minutes of play and then clung to their 1-0 lead for the win over the HU women’s soccer team Wednesday night Bishop D'Arcy Stadium.

With this loss, the Foresters (5-11) drop to 4-4 in conference play and into fifth place in the standings along with Indiana Wesleyan. The regular season wraps up on Saturday when HU hosts Bethel College at 2:00 p.m. With a win over the Pilots, Huntington has an opportunity to finish 4th, 5th or 6th in the standings based on the outcome of the USF/IWU match.

Katelyn Strout, currently ranked ninth in the nation in game winning goals, wasted little time posting her fourth game-winner as she found back netting by the 3:23 mark.

It was all the Cougars needed as the rest of the night was an evenly matched scoreless affair with defense dominating play. USF finished with seven shots, three on goal, while the Foresters managed four shots on the night, two of which were on frame.

Caitlin Adams posted two saves and took the loss in goal.
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 213 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director