CSU Soccer team at their Sept. 30 game

Photo by Maria Ivanov

The Vikings Women’s Soccer team prepares for play with pregame huddle on Krinzler Field before its win against Youngstown State on Wednesday Sept. 30.



October 6, 2015

Women’s soccer scores third win of fall season

By Maria Ivanov

Cleveland State University Women’s Soccer played an intense home game against Youngstown State University on Sept. 30 at Krenzler Field.

The team managed to hold on to a 2-1 lead to complete their third win of the season.

The soccer match was well attended with parents supporting their players and students coming to see the game, rooting on their Vikings.

Kyler Lum of Youngstown State scored the first goal of the game 33 minutes into the first half, letting Youngstown take the lead.

At the end of the first half, the Vikings remained scoreless.

Following a free kick awarded to the Vikings, kicked by midfielder Katie Bainbridge, forward Vicki Havas had an impressive goal at the 73-minute mark, with an assist by Bainbridge.

Havas was able to successfully score a goal with Bainbridge’s assist to tie the game.

Within 44 seconds, Cleveland State defensive player Erin O’Toole delivered another free kick, and midfielder Ashley Thiss was able to head the ball into the net, scoring the second goal for the Vikings.

Leading in the second half 2-1, the Vikings were able to keep their lead, giving them a successful win against Youngstown State.

The team is scheduled to play their next match on Oct. 3 against Green Bay at 2 p.m.

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