Hiram College

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The Hiram College women’s soccer team fell to Allegheny (Pa.) by a 1-0 score on Wednesday evening at Henry Field.

The Terriers see their record drop to 5-10-1 overall and 0-5-1 in NCAC play. The Gators improve to 11-5-0, 4-1-0.

Allegheny was able to get on the board 32:49 into the match on Hanna Zangara’s third goal of the season.

In the second half, Hiram had free kicks taken by sophomores Allie Glatt (Cincinnat/Seton) andKaitlin Zemanski (Munroe Falls/Stow-Munroe Falls) that went through the box, but could not find the back of the net.

In the 77th minute, senior Kelsey Martin (Austintown/Fitch) sent a ball through the defense to sophomore Emily Syrjala (Seattle, Wash./Seattle Prep) who was streaking towards the net. Syrjala tried to beat a drawn out goalkeeper, but her attempt was saved.

Hiram’s last efforts in the closing minutes were denied by the Gators defense.

Sophomore Abbey Rowe (Mt. Orab/Lynchburg-Clay), Glatt and Syrjala all took two shots in the contest for Hiram.

Junior goalkeeper Kailie Reed (Wadsworth) made seven saves and falls to 5-10-1 on the season.

The Gators held a 16-7 advantage in shots and a 3-2 edge in corner kicks.

Hiram will return to action on Saturday, when it plays a road contest at Kenyon beginning at 1 p.m.