Women’s soccer team hits a brief rough patch

The Chatham Cougars Women’s Soccer team hit a two game downhill slide. The first of the back to back losses came against the Thomas More, a nationally ranked team, on October 11. The Cougars were out-shot 19 to 3, and they lost the number of corner kicks at 11-0 and shots on goals. The Thomas More Saints won this match 0-7, leading the Cougars to suffer one of their hardest losses this season.

The second loss of the week came against the Golden Tornadoes of Geneva on October 14. It was a very close game, with the Cougars leading in goals for the majority of the game. It came close with Geneva scoring a goal within the final seconds of the game. This gave Geneva the win with a score of 4-5.

The game against Geneva was not without a stellar performance from the Cougars. First-year Emmory Tardivo saved 11 goals, sophomore Megan Sieg scored one goal and had two assists, first-year Kassianna Politis scored one goal and had one assist, and first-year Julie Bruening had one goal.

After a 3-0 win against Thiel on October 17, the Cougars record stands at 8-4 overall and 2-3 in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference.