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September 18, 2019

Stormy Petrels continue outstanding start, best Agnes Scott 2-0

The Oglethorpe women's soccer team equaled their best start to a season since 2010 Wednesday evening, advancing to 6-0 on the campaign with a 2-0 win over the visiting Agnes Scott Scotties at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Stormy Petrels have yet to allow a goal over their first six games of the season, a stretch of 540 minutes.

The Petrels dominated the first 25 minutes of play against the Scotties, spending the majority of the time on the Agnes Scott end of the field and peppering the visitors' goal with shots. They were rewarded for their effort in the 20th minute, when junior forward Medina Besic took a pass from sophomore midfielder Tress Southard, dribbled in from the left, and fired past Scottie goalkeeper Victoria Cruz from a tough angle to give her team a 1-0 lead.

After the goal, the visitors were able to get into the game more and play the Petrels relatively even for the remainder of the half. However, the Petrels were able to still keep them off the scoresheet. 

Oglethorpe reasserted themselves in the second half, continuing to fire shot after shot at Cruz. For the game, the Petrels outshot Agnes Scott 21-7, including a 12-4 mark on goal. It took them awhile to find the second goal and put the game away but they did just that in the 74th minute. An Agnes Scott defender attempted to clear a Petrel cross from her penalty area, but mis-hit her clearance. Freshman midfielder Kieran Burkey pounced on the resulting loose ball and blasted a shot past Cruz to double the Oglethorpe lead, 2-0.

Agnes Scott threatened a couple more times, but the Petrels were able to cruise home with the two-goal win.

Oglethorpe sophomore goalkeeper Alexis Hutson-Hamric picked up her first career victory, earning her first career clean sheet in the process. She made four saves on the evening. 

The Petrels will be back in action Sunday evening, when stay in-state and travel to Macon to take on Wesleyan at 5 p.m. After that, they'll welcome No. 8 Centre to the Oglethorpe Track and Field Friday at 5 p.m.

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