Women's soccer pushes, wins first match 2-0

Women's soccer pushes, wins first match 2-0

The Trinity women's soccer team hit the field for their first match of the season against Clarke University.

In the first half, neither team was able to catch momentum, ultimately leading to a score of 0-0. But once that half concluded, a fire sparked inside of the Trolls.

Selah Hopkins was the player who lit the match. In the 59th minute, the sophomore forward found the back of the net, putting the Trolls up 1-0.

After that, no one was getting in her way. Less than 10 minutes later, with the help of sophomore forward Brianna Uhl, Hopkins scored another goal, making the game 2-0.

She's not the only person that shined for Trinity. Through a tremendous team effort, they only allowed the Pride to get one shot. This win also results in a shutout for junior goalkeeper Ally Kranstz.

"I am really proud of the team and it was a good win," said head coach Josh Lenarz. "I think we had some nerves heading into the first game, but we fixed that at halftime and had an exceptional second half."

The Trolls secured this win right before they hit the road with the men's soccer team as they head to Kentucky. There, the two teams will play Asbury on Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. Eastern and Georgetown on Sept. 2 at 12 p.m. Eastern.