HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The Coker Cobras women soccer team took on Converse College Saturday evening in a Conference Carolinas match. Both teams were looking for their first win of the season. The fixture was a defensive battle that ended in a 1-1 draw.
The Valkyries offense managed eight shots and one goal. The lone Converse goal was scored by sophomore forward Jana Gentry (51:31, A: Ryan). Senior keeper Ashley Mercuri made eight saves and was instrumental in the match.
The Cobras offense took a total of 16 shots on the day, putting nine on frame. The lone Coker goal was scored by sophomore Sarah Kinsey (Windermere, Fla.) (68:15, A: Rachel Solomon). Cobra senior keeper Carrie Hudnell (Goose Creek, SC) made three saves.
The next match for the Cobras will be October 2, at 4:00 p.m. against Chowan University. The match will be part of Coker’s 2010 homecoming weekend.