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Women's Soccer Drops its Season Opener at Greenville

Allyssa Hobbs
Allyssa Hobbs

GREENVILLE, Ill. - The Rockford University women's soccer team (0-1) fell 9-0 on the road Friday to the Greenville University Panthers (1-0). The game was close in the first half, but Greenville pulled away with six second half goals to seal the victory. 

  • The Panthers broke the scoreless tie in the ninth minute when Kate Arthur found the back of the net to give her team a 1-0 lead.
  • Greenville would add two more goals to take a 3-0 lead into the half. 
  • The Panthers opened the second half with a trio of goals in the first 14 minutes to extend their lead to 6-0.
  • Greenville added three more goals down the stretch to secure the 9-0 victory. 

  • RU goalkeeper Leslie Penaloza Guzman (Aurora, Colo.) had a team-high 15 saves in just over 71 minutes of action.

The RU women's soccer team returns to competition on Saturday, September 1 at Eureka College. The match has a scheduled start time of 2 PM.