Baldwin Wallace Falls To John Carroll, 2-1, in OAC Women’s Soccer Quarterfinals
Kari Trivisonno Scores
First Career Goal.
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OHIO -- The fifth-seeded Baldwin Wallace University women's soccer team fell to fourth-seeded John Carroll University, 2-1, tonight (Tuesday, November 1, 2011) in an Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal match on Wasmer Field in the Don Shula Stadium.
With its win, JCU improves to 13-7 overall advances to play No.1-seed Ohio Northern University on Thursday, Nov. 4 in Ada at 2:00 p.m. The winner of that match adavnces to this Saturday’s OAC Championship match. With its loss, BW ends its regular season at 11-9 overall.
JCU scored the only goal of the first half just 30 seconds into the match when senior forward Rachel Grdina scored her fourth goal of the season via a pass from senior forward Colleen Harmon.
In the second half, the Yellow Jackets equalized the score (1-1)at the 53:20 mark when sophomore defender Kari Trivisanno (Mentor) scored her first career goal via an assist from sophomore midfielder Hanna Cavalier (Chippewa Lake/ Cloverleaf).
In the final five minutes, John Carroll put the game away when freshman forward Kaylin Akerly scored off an assist from freshman defender Gabby Corwin.
In net for BW, freshman Gabrielle Bodo (Alliance/ St. Thomas Aquinas) played all 90 minutes, faced seven Blue Streak shots, allowed two goals and made five saves as she finished the season with a record of 7-8. For the Blue Steaks, freshman goalie Haley McDonald faced six Yellow Jacket shots, allowed one goal and made five saves as she improves to 6-2 this season.
John Carroll won the battle of shots, 18-15 but BW won the corner kick battle, 4-2.
The winner of the 2011 OAC Tournament receives the OAC’s automatic berth into the NCAA Division III National Tournament.
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