The Louisville Cardinals scored four first-half goals to help defeat the Morehead State soccer team 7-2 Friday (September 13) at Cardinal Park.
After the teams combined for just one shot through the first 14 minutes of play, the Cardinals (3-2-1) opened the scoring 15:20 into the match on a goal by Casey Whitfield.
MSU (0-6-1) allowed a second goal just 30 seconds later, when Christine Exeter scored the first of her two opening-half goals on a through ball from Whitfield.
The Eagles got on the scoreboard in the 19th minute on junior forward Jade Flory's third goal of the season.
Junior defender Elizabeth Tresnak tied the match in the 32nd minute on her first goal of the season when she headed in a corner kick from sophomore defender Teig Palmateer.
Exeter gave Louisville the lead for good 2:49 later off a cross into the box. Shannon Dennehey completed the scoring in the first half when she headed in a corner in the 42nd minute.
Louisville scored its fifth goal just 2:16 into the second half on a penalty kick by Charlyn Corral. Hanna Konermann gave Louisville another goal 19 seconds later as she scored from 30 yards out, and Irene Young completed the scoring for the Cardinals in the 65th minute.
The Eagles were outshot 18-8. Louisville held a 14-4 shots-on-goal advantage. Sophomore keeper Hannah Seeman made seven saves for the Eagles.
MSU returns to action on Sunday (September 15) for a 1 p.m. match with Xavier at MSU’s Jayne Stadium.