LEBANON, Tenn. – Mor Efraim scored the first of her three goals just before halftime and eighth-ranked Martin Methodist netted three more goals in the first 22 minutes of the second half, defeating an injury-depleted Cumberland squad, 4-0, in women’s soccer action Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn.
The Bulldogs (9-5-0, 0-4-0 TranSouth) dropped their third straight match overall against the high-powered RedHawks (10-1-1), who have outscored their opponents this season, 48-4.
Linnea Sahlin assisted on three of MMC’s goals, including Efraim’s first that came just before the halftime whistle. Nicole O’Donnell scored in the 52nd minute on an assist from Sahlin before Efraim tallied the final two goals for the RedHawks, one in the 62nd minute on an assist from Jennifer Loewen and the last in the 67th minute on an assist from Sahlin.
Cumberland keeper Elizabeth Surdam made seven saves and faced 24 shots in the match, while MMC goalie Hanni Schwarz had just one save and faced three shots.
The Bulldogs host Union University this Tuesday at 1 p.m. before finishing the regular season November 1, also at home, against Freed-Hardeman.