ST. LOUIS – The SIUE women's soccer team fell to Saint Louis 4-0 Sunday despite an outstanding performance from goalkeeper Jensen Schoch. The Cougars drop to 0-3 on the season while Saint Louis improves to 2-1-1.
In the first half, Saint Louis took 18 shots to two for the Cougars. The score was 0-0 at the half.
Schoch recorded 10 saves in the first including a penalty kick save in the 27th minute.
The second half is where things started to heat up. Saint Louis began their scoring in the 51st minute with a Hannah Friedrich goal, assisted by Maddie Pokorny.
SIUE's best chance of the day came in the 55th minute when Amanda DiNardo shot far post from around 20 yards out and SLU goalkeeper Olivia Silverman had to make an acrobatic save to keep the shot out.
In the 64th minute, Saint Louis created a deep attack and Schoch went in for the ball and ended up tripping the SLU attacker in the box, resulting in a red card. SIUE freshman defender Tami Cash was subbed into the goalkeeper position to contest the penalty kick. Courtney Reimer ended up converting the PK for the Billikens, making the score 2-0.
Saint Louis scored their third goal of the day when Megan Crevoiserat put in a nice through ball to Olivia Petit, and Petit fired a shot from the top the box chipping Cash in net.
The Billikens final goal came in the 88th minute when Haley Cox converted another penalty kick.
Schoch ended the game with 12 saves, only allowing one goal. Cash recorded one save in 25 minutes in net for SIUE.
The Cougars will be back in action Friday when they travel to face Chicago State at 1 p.m.