Eagles Pick Up First KIAC Win
Wilmore, Ky. - Asbury used four goals early in the second half to bury Mountain State 5-1 on Saturday afternoon. The game ended prematurely as Mountain State player Michelle Heimrel had to be carted off the field with 9:40 remaining.
Asbury (5-6, 1-0 KIAC) surprisingly was tied at the half to the Cougars (1-9, 0-2) 1-1. Miranda Wiley scored her first goal of the game in the 5th minute to give the Eagles the early lead. Shamyra Coleman added Mountain State's lone goal in the 15th minute. Asbury controlled the ball most of the game, firing off 37 shots to MSU's four.
The Eagles again got started early in the second half, scoring five minutes into the second frame this time Kara Selle knocked it in off a pass from Wiley. Ashley Amburgy, Rebecca Batey, and Wiley would also add goals for Asbury. Batey also picked up two assists and Jess Young added one as well.
Michelle Heimrel had to be carted off the field with 9:40 remaining in the game after catching an inadvertent elbow to the head. Reports from the hospital were positive as she had feeling and movement throughout her body.
Asbury won't play again until next Saturday October 10th when they host University of Cumberlands at 2:00 pm.