The University of Mount Olive women’s soccer team took down the Bears of Shaw University 4-1 in UMO’s season-opener Thursday night at Amon Field.
Mount Olive saw the momentum slip from the very beginning as the Bears scored the opening goal in the 10th minute. The Trojans went onto tie and take the lead right before halftime. Emily Hein scored the first goal of the 2021 campaign off an assist from Ashley Kerekes.
The second Trojan goal came off a corner kick from Shaunalee Govia, who found Abigial Crawford for the go-ahead score.
The Trojans shut down Shaw in the second half adding Hein’s second goal and Emma Campbell’s first as the Trojans took the final 4-1.
Mount Olive was led by Hein who scored two of UMO’s four goals on the day.
Shaw had two Bears with a shot on goal to assist the SU attack..
Mount Olive will hit the road as they travel to Greensboro to play against Mars Hill University in a neutral site battle on Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.