By: Takayla Gadberry, sports information assistant
BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University women's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision in their home opener against St. Mary's College on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. St. Mary's started their season off 1-0, while the Beavers dropped to 0-1 on the season.
Junior Maddie Huffman (Maineville/Little Miami) fired three shots, all on frame, while sophomore Julia Gibson (New Carlisle/Tecumseh) and freshman Nina McGinn (Marion/Harding) chipped in with three attempts each. Junior keeper Sienna Sullivan (Columbus, Ohio/Hilliard Davidson) walked away with an impressive 15 saves for the Beavers.
St. Mary's held a 28-15 edge in shots, while the Beavers were called for two more fouls (9-7). The victors forced two more corner kicks (4-2).
The Beavers hit the road on Sunday, Sept. 1 for a 7 p.m. matchup at Oberlin College.