Hartsville, S.C. - The Coker Lady Cobras soccer team took a hard loss at home on Thursday night, falling 8-0 to the Bulldogs of Wingate University. The loss drops Coker to 0-3 on the season, while Wingate improves to 2-0. 

Bulldog sophomore forward Liz Kinney (Moore, S.C.) earned a hat trick, while Kerstin Williams (Summerville, S.C.) added two goals.

Also adding goals were Jordan Mayer (Williamsburg, Va.) and Chloe’ Donaldson (Eagle Springs, N.C.). Kelsey McCormick (Hockessin, Del.), Megan Mastalerz (Elkridge, Md.), Tori Waldron (Elkridge, Md.), Mayer and Donladson all had assists in the match as well for Wingate.

Wingate outshot Coker 29-1, including a 23-1 advantage in shots on goal.

Wingate goalkeepers Catie Avery (East Hampton, Conn.) and Miriam Boucher (Calgary, Alberta) shared the shutout. Avery faced one shot and recorded one save. Coker junior goalkeeper Margaret McCoy (Columbia, S.C.) went the distance for the Lady Cobras. She allowed eight goals and notched 15 saves in 90 minutes.

Coker will now take a break until, Tuesday, Sept. 15, when the Lady Cobras entertain USC Aiken for a 6:00 p.m. match.