AMBLER, Pa. –
Temple women's soccer dropped a home decision to Rider 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at Ambler Sports Complex. The loss makes the Owls' record 4-2 for the 2013 season.
The first half was scoreless as both teams played each other tight. Six minutes into the second half, Bronc's Michelle Iacono scored off a turnover by the Owls.
Temple had several chances afterward to score but couldn't convert. Their best chance came off a penalty kick after a hand ball by Rider. Karly O'Toole
's shot was denied on a spectular save by Rider's goalie Bethany-Ma Howard, and Alyssa Kirk
's follow up chance was also stopped.
Goalie Shauni Kerkhoff
got the loss for the Owls, making her record for the season 4-2. She made two saves on Rider's three shots on goal.
Temple had a total of 26 shots.
The Owls continue non-conference play with another home game against Binghamton this Friday at 4:00 p.m. Binghamton is 4-1 this season.