2016 FAU Women's Soccer
Florida Atlantic (1-0) opened the 2016 season with a 2-1 win over Southern Utah inside of FAU Football Stadium. Freshman Elisha Holmes gave FAU an early 1-0 lead in the sixth minute and senior Sammy Rowland upped the Owls lead to 2-0. After a 56th minute goal from Southern Utah, Preseason All-Conference GK Sydney Drinkwater was able to protect FAU’s lead to claim the victory for the Owls.
Rick saidFAU 0, Florida 3
The Florida Atlantic University women’s soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to no. 7 Florida on Sunday. The loss was the first time the Owls (1-1) have lost their road opener since 2013.Posted On: Aug 21st 2016, 4:06 PM
Probably don't usually face No. 7 team in the country though!
Madison Caldwell’s pinpoint goal put the Owls ahead 1-0 in the 41st minute, but the FAU defense held JU to only one shot for the first nearly 80 minutes of the match.
FAU women's soccer had two crowd-thrilling equalizers, but in the second period of overtime, were overcome by No. 9 North Carolina on Sunday afternoon, 3-2.
“It was a great afternoon, we waited a long time to have a Top-10 opponent finally come to Boca Raton since our arrival here,” said head coach Patrick Baker.
“I told (the team) that we’re not into moral victories anymore, we’ve been in these big environments with a lot of big teams … a lot of times it’s been on the road, but this was our first time at home and we really thought that we were going to pull it out.”
Asta Arnadottir scored for the Owls and had three of the team’s seven attempts. Sammy Rowland threaded her way through three Tar Heel defenders to knot the game up with only 37 seconds on the clock and force overtime play.
Freshman Libby Wissman's first collegiate goal pushed the Florida Atlantic women's soccer team past Stetson on Friday evening at the FAU Soccer Stadium, 1-0.
The two teams muddled through the first half with just four shots each. FAU (3-2-0) came out of the break on the offensive, with Elisha Holmes just missing on an attempt in the first minute, and the team kept up the aggression until they broke through with the lead.