OAHU, Hawaii – (Aug. 26) Seattle University women’s soccer took down Pacific, 3-0, Saturday night at the University of Hawaii. Madeline Racine, Jessie Ray, and Jennifer Plummer each scored in the second half to lift the Redhawks to their first win of the season.
“The difference in the second half was simply an adjustment in our mentality and attitude to finish our opportunities,” said Coach Julie Woodward. “Overall, we had a pretty great game from beginning to end. Our bench gave us great energy.”
With no score entering the second half, SU (1-2-0) ramped up its pressure. Holly Rothering put a shot on net and then the Redhawks earned a corner kick in the 66th minute. Plummer sent a ball in, which Racine deflected in through traffic in the box.
Less than three minutes later, Plummer’s corner kick ended up at the feet of Emily Zimmer at the top of the box. Zimmer’s ball went to Ray, who finished at 68:15 to make it 2-0.
The teams played a scoreless 45 minutes to start. Laura Hooper had the lone shot on goal in the frame, testing the Pacific (1-2-1) defense in the 16th minute. Neither side gained much traction offensively, sending the match into the second half with no score.
Mackenzie Curry notched two saves in goal for the Redhawks. SU outshot Pacific, 14-7.
Seattle U takes on Hawaii on Monday, Aug. 28. Kickoff is scheduled for 10 p.m. Pacific.