Feb 11, 2017
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Vikings were unable to overcome five first-half goals by Greensboro as they opened the season with an 8-6 loss on the road.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Berry drew first blood with Keiley Ayers notching the first goal of the season less than two minutes into the first half.
- Greensboro ended up outscoring Berry 5-3 in the opening period.
- Each team scored three goals apiece to close out the game, with Berry coming up short despite much improved defensive play.
- The Vikings were edged in draw controls (5-10) and turnovers (16-13) in the loss.
- Ella Makin saw 17 shots and was able to pull down nine saves
- Both teams picked up 13 ground balls
BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
- Jessica Will: 2 G, 2 SH
- Keiley Ayers: 2 G, 3 SH, 2 GB, CT
- Kelsey McAnnally: 2 G, 6 SH, DC
GREENSBORO STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
- Laine Walston: 4 G, 4 SH, GB
- Natalie Ritchey: 2 G, 6 AST, 7 SH, DC, CT
- Devan Macheras: G, SH, 3 GB, 2 DC, 2 CT
- The Vikings opened the season 0-1
- Berry was 13-16 on clears for the day
- Berry will take on Guilford tomorrow at 11:00 AM on the road.