MORAGA, Calif. – Sacramento State opened the common season Thursday afternoon towards the Saint Mary’s Gaels in Moraga, finally falling to the host Gaels, 3-0.
Thursday’s season opener was the Hornets’ first common season match for the reason that crew closed out the 2020 season with an additional time win at Portland State in April. Regardless of the quick offseason, that win didn’t carry over because the Hornets fell to the Gaels.
Sacramento State struggled to achieve floor towards a powerful Saint Mary’s protection, taking simply 4 pictures within the match, two of them on aim. The Gaels, nevertheless, peppered Hornets goalkeeper Mia Shalit in her Sacramento State debut, piling up 20 complete pictures, inserting 14 of them on aim.
Shalit, a sophomore switch from UNLV, made 11 saves in her first match with the Hornets, a career-high.
Tiffany Miras supplied many of the offense for Sacramento State, taking two pictures and inserting each on aim. Her first look did not come till the 68th minute, a low shot that was saved by Saint Mary’s keeper Taylor Poland, the reigning WCC Goalkeeper of the 12 months. Miras had one other look within the ninetieth minute, this time choosing the highest nook, however once more was denied the rating by Poland.
Aubrey Goodwill had the crew’s first shot within the thirtieth minute. Freshman Abigail Lopez has look within the 59th minute, sneaking in behind the Gaels protection, however was unable to place a clear shot on the ball as Poland once more made the save.
Saint Mary’s scored its first aim within the nineteenth minute, earlier than including two extra within the second half within the 51st and 81st minutes.
Along with Shalit, 4 different Hornets performed all 90 minutes on Thursday. Goodwill and captain Shay Valenzano had been joined by newcomers freshman Shaunee Egloria and sophomore Isabella Vinsonhaler in enjoying all 90.
Sacramento State can have an opportunity to rebound from Thursday’s loss on Saturday when the Hornets make their 2021 dwelling debut towards the visiting CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners.
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