Yellow Jackets Edge Cougars 3-0

In a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) matchup on Oct. 9, the Chatham University Cougars fell 3-0 to the visiting Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets. The Yellow Jackets are ranked number four in the PAC, and snapped a three-game losing streak with the victory over Chatham.

 The Yellow Jackets took an early lead 7:03 into the game on a goal by Susie Godwin. Natalie Abraham and Erica Norlund also scored goals in the first 30 minutes. Despite the three unanswered goals, Chatham held the Yellow Jackets scoreless in the second half. “We started talking to each other and picking up the marks that we were supposed to,” said senior midfielder Ashley Lamb.

 First-year forward Skylar Benjamin led the Cougars with two shots. Lamb, Carolyn Bristow, Becca Pell, Jessica Manifredi, and Lindsey Matusak recorded one shot apiece, and junior goalkeeper Liz Sawyer stopped six shots. With the loss, the Cougars dropped to 0-2 in the PAC, and 1-9 overall.