Coastal Carolina Picks Up Road Win at Howard
from press release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nine different Chanticleers contributed to the score sheet as Coastal Carolina picked up a 17-11 win at Howard on Monday, the team's second road win of the season.
With the win, Coastal improves to 2-5 (0-0) on the season while Howard remains winless at 0-7.
Leading the way for the Chants offensively, with three goals and one assist each, were Paige Timberg and Rachel Ferrara. Jen Koss scored her first goal of the season in the second half, and finished the game with two. Joining Koss with two goals were Caitlin Kratzer, Kimmy DeLonge and McKynsey Douglas. Rounding out the scoring for Coastal were Sara Nolan, Lily Yednock and Morgan Gott, who each scored one.
McKynsey Douglas had a good day in the center circle, grabbing four draw controls for the Chants. Charlotte O'Leary and Lily Yednock were close behind with three.
Lily Yednock and Trista Kuehn each scooped six ground balls to pace the Chants, while McKynsey Douglas recorded five. Additionally, Yednock forced four turnovers on the day.
Midfielder Courtney Lackey scored almost half of the Bison's goals, finding the back of the net five times. Bianca Sullivan netted four, while Jillian Parker scored one.
The game started somewhat slowly, as eight minutes into the game the scoreboard still showed zeroes. Kimmy DeLonge of the Chants broke the seal at 21:28, finding the back of the net off of a feed from Paige Timberg. The Chants followed up with four consecutive goals, courtesy of Ferrara, Kratzer and Douglas.
Courtney Lack put the first marker on the board for Howard, scoring an unassisted goal at 12:48 of the first half. The Chants responded in less than a minute, as DeLonge scored her second goal of the day. DeLonge's tally was followed by two consecutive Coastal goals from Kratzer and Gott.
The two teams traded goals for the remainder of the first half, entering the locker room with a 9-3 score in favor of Coastal.
The Chants opened the second half with three straight goals, followed by another by Yednock at 14:40. Trailing by nine, Howard returned fire, netting four straight to make it a 13-8 game with 3:09 remaining.
Freshman Jen Koss, coming off the bench, ended the Bison's scoring streak by tallying her first goal of the season. Koss would score once again just 17 seconds later, with a Paige Timberg goal sandwiched in between. Koss' second goal was assisted by freshman Kelsey Thurston, her first point as a Chanticleer.
McKynsey would net the last tally for Chants with one minute remaining in the game, followed by two Howard goals in the final minute to make a 17-11 final.
Trista Kuehn recorded the win in net for the Chants, stopping 10 shots, picking up six ground balls and forcing two turnovers.
The Chants face a quick turnaround before their next game, which will be played Wednesday at American. The opening draw is set for noon.
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