September 13, 2008

Tech soccer drops first of two-game Ohio road trip

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - The Tennessee Tech soccer team opened up its weekend road trip Friday at Bowling Green, falling to the Falcons 7-0.

Bowling Green (2-2-2), who lost on penalty kicks in the 2007 Mid-American Conference championship, took a 4-0 lead into halftime, before tacking on three second half goals.

Freshman goalkeeper Lauren Schaedig saw her first action of the season, playing all 45 minutes of the second half after replacing fellow freshman Kaitlyn Thacker. Each keeper had four saves.

The Golden Eagles (1-5-0) stay in Ohio Sunday to face defending MAC champion Toledo (2-1-0). Toledo has shutout wins against Cleveland State and DePaul, and fell to Boston College 5-2.

Tech plays UT Chattanooga in Chattanooga on Wednesday, Sept. 17, before returning to Tech Soccer field to host UNC Asheville on Sunday, Sept. 21.