|October 04, 2022||1st||2nd||Final|
|CUMBERLA||12:56||Ao Yamada (Julia Kaset )|
|CUMBERLA||58:25||Ella Tuplin (Grace Morris )|
|CUMBERLA||79:00||Grace Morris (Monica Mullaney , Gabby Jones)|
|CUMBERLA||86:19||Gabby Jones (Brenda Cernas )|
|Stats at a Glance||CUMBERLA||PIKEVILL|
|Shots (on Goal)||40 (24)||1 (1)|
Pikeville, Ky.-- Cumberland posts their third straight win with a 4-0 victory over the University of Pikeville. This is their fourth shutout win of the season.
The Phoenix outshot the Bears (3-9-1) 40-1, allowing only one shot to be taken on the Phoenix goal. Cumberland’s defense was unrelenting the entire match, taking away any opportunity Pikeville might have seen.
Ao Yamada gave Cumberland an early advantage in the 12th minute of play with her second goal of the season. She was assisted by Julia Kaset.
Cumberland outshot Pikeville 17-1 in the first half, 13 of which were on goal. The first half shot taken by Pikeville was the sole save Sabrina Graziano was forced to make the entire match.
The Phoenix maintained control of the ball into the second half for several shot opportunities. Ella Tuplin scored her second goal of the season after being set up by Grace Morris from a free kick taken by Marie Bathe.
The Phoenix went on a scoreless stretch until the 58 minute mark, when Morris tried her hand at a high corner shot that was just out of reach for goalie Millicent Conod. This was Morris’- who was just named Defender of the Week- third goal of the season, assisted by Monica Mullaney.
With less than three minutes left to play, Gabby Jones chased down the ball for a one-on-one opportunity at the Pikeville goal and secured her third goal of the season.
Cumberland improves their record to an impressive 9-2 overall, 4-1 in conference. The Phoenix will stay on the road for their next match against the No. 4 University of the Cumberlands on Saturday October 9th at 4 pm.