IL- The Lady Hawks came out to
play on Saturday and gave Judson a good game at their home field. The Hawks
defeated JU 2-1.
The Lady Hawks had a strong start to the game. There were many shots on goal but both teams
failed to get one in. With six minutes left in the first half, Freshman,
Jessica Roberts made a great cross in the box from the right side and Junior,
Megan Sarratt was at the back post to hit the ball into the back of the net.
The score was 1-0 at half.
IIT kept the intensity up and continued to work hard. About
fifteen minutes into the second half, a goal was scored by JU's Christina
Thornton. The Hawks didn't give up. With eighteen minutes left to go, Megan
Sarratt takes a corner kick for IIT and Freshman, Heather Bickerton made a run
in the box and scored an excellent header. Despite Judson's many scoring
opportunities in the second half, they were unable to put one in. IIT had
several more opportunities and continued to play well.
It was an all around good game for the Lady Hawks and they
pulled out with a 2-1 victory. The Hawks will play an important game on
Tuesday, Oct. 27th, vs. Robert Morris at 7:00pm. GOOD LUCK HAWKS!!