Ladies Score First, Fall in Season Finale at SDSU
Sunday, October 31, 2010
BROOKINGS, S.D.-The Centenary women's soccer team wrapped up the 2010 season on the road at South Dakota State where they battled the Jackrabbits through the first half before falling 8-1 on Sunday afternoon in Summit League action.

The Ladies concluded the season with a 4-14 overall record and a 1-8 mark against league opponents. Centenary was one of only five league teams that netted a goal and wasn't shut out by the second-seeded South Dakota State team (11-3-4, 6-2-1 Summit).

Despite being out shot, 41-2, the Ladies would take the early lead when sophomore Allie Cortes found the back of the net at the 20-minute mark off a double-assist by team offensive-leader sophomore Holden Penney and junior Laura Immenschuh, who garnered her first assist of the year.

South Dakota State fired off 13 shots in the first half, while the Ladies used two attempts at goal by Cortes and Penney to play to a 1-1 draw into the final half after a goal by the Jackrabbits at the 34-minute mark.

The second half gave way to an offensive boost by the home team, allowing them to net seven more goals in the final 45 minutes of play including two goals off corner kicks and one off a free kick.

Centenary junior keeper Kalyn Harris got the start and played 64 minutes in goal, tallying seven saves, but allowed six goals for the loss, while freshman reserve keeper Haleigh Coffey played the remaining 25 minutes, making six saves, while surrendering two goals.

South Dakota State out shot the Ladies, 28-0 in the second half and connected on 13 shots on goal for the afternoon.

Centenary will return to Shreveport to begin off-season training.