Pioneers unable to overcome three-goal deficit

Pioneers unable to overcome three-goal deficit

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Lewis & Clark lost 3-0 against the Whitworth Pirates on Sunday afternoon at the Whitworth Soccer Field. The loss dropped the Pioneers to 0-2-0 in Northwest Conference play and 1-4-1 overall.

The Pirates scored early in the first half, with Jadyn Baumgartner finishing a chip shot after a corner kick deflection that beat the Pioneers goalkeeper, Hannah Osmundson. Lewis & Clark's first shot came from McKenzie Wingard about two minutes afterward, but it went high. The second shot was from Kennie Beighle in the 33rd minute, which also went high. The Pirates went on to score in the 34th and 39th minutes.

The Pioneers had a total of two shots and three fouls in the first half while Osmundson made four saves.

Lewis & Clark started off the second half with a shot by Courtney Schmidt two minutes in, but it was blocked. The Pioneers were unable to get another shot off in the second half.

The Pioneers managed a total of three shots during the game, none of which were on goal. They also had eight fouls to one by the Pirates. Osmundson finished the game with six saves.

Lewis & Clark will be back at Griswold Stadium to play Puget Sound, their first conference home game, on Saturday at 12 p.m.