No. 4 Taylor outlast No. 5 HU 2-0

UPLAND, Ind. - The 4th-seeded Trojans of Taylor University brought an end to the Forester women’s soccer team’s season Saturday afternoon by handing their 5th-seeded visitors a 2-0 loss in first round action of the Crossroads League Tournament.

The Foresters (12-6-1) wrap-up the season having set a new school record for most wins in a season with 12, seven of which were shutouts.

The Trojans outshot Huntington 12-4 and made good on their fourth shot of the day in the 25th minute to take what proved to be a permanent lead.

Elise Mamanu-Grey recorded HU’s only shot of the first period with just over three minutes left in the half but Trojan goalie Kristiana Griffith came up with a diving save to deny Mamanu-Grey the equalizer.

The second half proved to be evenly matched until Taylor struck again in the waning minutes to put the game out of reach. They advance to the semi-finals Saturday where they will face top-seeded Spring Arbor University.

The Trojans owned a 7-4 advantage in shots on frame and landed five corner kicks HU’s two.

HU goalie Samantha Barclay finished with five saves. 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 46 NAIA All-America honors and 202 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