Women's Soccer Earns Double Overtime Tie at Butler, 0-0
Oct. 21, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS - The Saint Joseph's women's soccer team picked up a point with a 0-0 double overtime tie at Butler Sunday afternoon. Senior goalkeeper Christine Neal made a game-high nine saves in the shutout effort as the Hawks moved to 8-5-4 overall and 3-1-3 in the Atlantic 10 (12 points).
Playing in its final road game of the season, Saint Joseph's defense played stellar in it first game against A-10 newcomer Butler. Despite being out shot 32-4 on the day, Neal and the Hawks backfield kept the Bulldogs off the board. Making three saves in the first half and six in the second, Neal posted her sixth shutout of the year.
On offense, the Hawks were limited to just four shots, with senior Taylor Mallory's shot the only one on target.
Saint Joseph's returns home to Finnesey Field next Friday when the Hawks host La Salle at 7 p.m.