Capital Tops Wittenberg, 2-1, on Fike’s Overtime Game-Winner  

Capital Tops Wittenberg, 2-1, on Fike’s Overtime Game-Winner  

By: Allison Lowe, assistant sports information director 

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio– The Capital women's soccer team picked up a 2-1 win over Wittenberg on Saturday afternoon at Edwards-Maurer Field. With today's win, the Crusaders improve to 4-2-0 on the season. 

MATCH SUMMARY

  • The Crusaders and Tigers played a scoreless first half. Capital had several opportunities to put the ball in the net with 10 total shots. 
  • Capital took the lead early in the second with senior Allyssa Kimbler's penalty kick goal. This is Allyssa's third goal of the season and sixth of her career. 
  • Wittenberg's Alix Steele tied up the score in the 61stminute  
  • The Crusaders had eight shots in the remainder of the second in hopes of taking the lead. The Crusaders and Tigers were knotted up 1-1 at the end of regulation. 
  • Four minutes into the first overtime, senior Carlee Murry chipped a long ball to fellow senior Jordan Fike who scored off a shot from 20 yards out. 

MATCH NOTES 

  • Capital had a total of 26 shots compared to Wittenberg's seven. 
  • Jordan Fike led the team with six shots on goal.
  • Lauren White had three saves. 
  • Kelly Bachmann earned the win. 
  • Capital was called for 12 fouls.

UP NEXT 

Capital will play Kenyon College on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Bernlohr Stadium. Game time is set for 5 p.m.