DUE WEST— Freshman Aisha Reid (Columbia, SC) scored Erskine’s first two goals, assisted the next three, and scored the final one, as the Fleet cruised past Coker College, 6-1 , in women’s soccer action at Huggins Field on Saturday afternoon.
Reid wasted no time getting started. She scored 2:24 into the contest on an assist from Jessica Henry ( Duncan , SC ). Reid scored unassisted at 34:14 to put the Fleet up 2-0. Henry scored seven minutes later on Reid’s 1st assist of the match. Freshman Samantha Saxon ( Clarksville , TN ) scored Erskine’s final goal of the 1st half at 6:02 on a pass from Reid.
Coker made a dent in the Fleet’s 4-0 lead early into the 2nd half. Freshman Kathryn Friedmann (41:49) rifled a shot past Erskine goalie Katy Jackson ( Lexington , SC ), cutting the lead to 4-1. Senior Julie Jefferson ( Lexington , SC ) ended any suspense at 39:06 with her first goal of the season after taking yet another Reid pass in the scoring area. Reid finished off the scoring at 24:32 when she finished off a beautiful cross from junior Jamie Locke ( Brentwood , TN ). The goals brought Reid's scoring total to 18 on the season.
Erskine improved to 8-8-1 on the season and 5-3 in the Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference ( CVAC ) after picking up their 4th straight victory. Coker dropped to 6-9 and 2-6 in the CVAC . The Fleet returns to action on Tuesday afternoon when they host CVAC foe Pfeiffer University . Match time is 5:00 PM .