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Bonnies, Penguins Draw 0-0 Thursday Evening

Bonnies, Penguins Draw 0-0 Thursday Evening

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The St. Bonaventure University women's soccer team finished Thursday evening with a scoreless draw at Youngstown State.

The Bonnies (2-2-3) tallied five shots in a scoreless first half. McKenna Robinson and Kenzie Tarmino were both able to get shots on goal for Bonaventure. Senior midfielder Kacie Filian was very active during the first half with some nice through passes that allowed the Bonnies to keep pressure on the Penguins. Freshman goalkeeper Chiara Gottinger had one save in the first half on a shot by Youngstown State defender Mikayla Mustard. Youngstown State recorded four shots and two saves in the first half.

In the second half, the Bonnies had several scoring chances to break the scoreless game.

Sophomore midfielder Lydia Choban had a nice cross to graduate forward Cristina Torres for a header that deflected off the top of the goal in the 55th minute. In the 77th minute, junior midfielder Christine Napoli received a nice through pass and was able to put a strong shot on goal that was saved.

The first overtime featured two scoring chances from Bonaventure. In the 96th minute and 99th minute senior Ryan Kunkle registered header attempts that almost broke the scoreless tie.

The second overtime featured two shots from the Bonnies and one shot from Youngstown State, but none were on goal.

St. Bonaventure finished with 16 shots for the game with seven shots on goal. In net, Gottinger finished the game with six saves.

The Penguins (0-5-1) finished the game with 18 shots with six of those shots on goal. Junior goalkeeper Mackenzie Simon, who started her first game of the season, recorded seven saves.

The Bonnies are set to return home for a game against Niagara on Sunday, Sept. 12. The game is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. at the Marra Athletics Complex.

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