Blue Knight Women's Soccer News
Golden Eagles Blank Blue Knights
The University of Charleston women's soccer team blanked the Blue Knights 3-0 in Charleston on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles scored twice before the half and tacked on one more at the start of the second half. Urbana was limited to 6 shots. Freshman Brittany Bryer was the only Blue Knight to get a pair of looks from the field. One of her shots was on goal. The Golden Eagles took 24 shots. UU keeper Taylor Gianangeli was active between the pipes, stopping a season-high 15 shots. Read More
Gianangeli Shuts Out Former Team in 0-0 DrawSep. 17th, 2014
The Urbana University women’s soccer team snapped a 7-game conference losing streak behind the performance of junior goalkeeper Taylor Gianangeli on Wednesday night. A transfer from Wheeling Jesuit University, Gianangeli shutout her former team for 110 minutes as the Blue Knights battled to a 0-0 draw.
Gianangeli was able to save all 11 shots on goal that the home Cardinals fired at her to earn her 5th career shutout. One of her previous 4 shutouts came in a scoreless draw last October 9th against Wheeling Jesuit. That 0-0 tie was the last time the Blue Knights ended a conference game without a loss, a span of 7 straight contests. Read More
Women's Soccer Suffers 1-0 Loss in MEC OpenerSep. 13th, 2014
The Urbana University women’s soccer team dropped its conference opener on Saturday afternoon to rival West Liberty University at UU Stadium. The Hilltoppers scored the only goal of the game midway through the 2nd half to give the visitors its first win of the season.
The Blue Knights mounted several attacks in the 2nd half, but the home team was never able to capitalize. The best chance for UU was when Hilltopper goalkeeper Allie Warsaw came out of the net to battle for a ball. Blue Knight freshman Anne Kawabe was able to control the ball and try to get it over the keepers head, but a great team save by a Topper defender was able to prevent the goal. Read More
Women's Soccer Shuts Out OVU for 1st WinSep. 10th, 2014
The Urbana University women’s soccer team was able to pick up their first win of the season in a non-conference battle on Wednesday afternoon at regional rival Ohio Valley University. The Blue Knights were able to find the back of the net twice in the first half and cruise to a 3-0 victory. First-year Blue Knight Head Coach Kevin Mounce picked up his first win in the shutout.
Urbana University was able to dominate possession, outshooting the Fighting Scots 21 to 4. The Blue Knights had 15 shots on goal. UU goalkeeper Taylor Gianangeli (pictured) was able to save all 3 OVU shots on goal to pick up her first win of the season. The shutout was the fourth of her Blue Knight career. Read More
Cedarville Stings UU 3-1 in OpenerSep. 4th, 2014
The Urbana University women’s soccer team dropped a non-conference affair on Thursday afternoon to local rival Cedarville University. The Yellow Jackets scored once in the first half and held on for a 3-1 victory in new Blue Knight Head Coach Kevin Mounce’s debut.
Blue Knight freshman Anne Kawabe (pictured) netted her first collegiate goal for the home team in the 87th minute to avoid the shutout. Urbana’s Taylor Gianangeli made 13 stops in goal for the Blue Knights. Read More