LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- The Covenant women's soccer team dropped its Homecoming match, 2-0, to visiting Transylvania on Saturday afternoon at Scotland Yard.
The loss, Covenant's first at home this season, drops the Lady Scots to 1-3-1 on the year. Transylvania, making its first appearance on Lookout Mountain, improves to 4-2 for the season.
The visiting Pioneers scored in the 20th minute and never looked back. Transy's Ashley Chindo slid a pass to Abby Baker near the six-yard box and Baker finished off the opportunity with a goal to put the Pioneers ahead 1-0.
Covenant would take four shots in the first half, all of which were on target, but came away empty and trailed by a one-goal margin at the break.
The Lady Scots had a few more chances in the second half, but it was Transy that found the back of the net. On a corner kick, Tori Nordin collected a deflection from Baker and scored from short range to make it 2-0.
Covenant would string together some opportunities late in the second half, but the Pioneers defense stood tall and preserved the shutout victory. Keepers Ally Barfield and Morgan Patton combined for the shutout for Transy. Barfield made four saves in the first half and Patton came on in the second to record a pair of saves.
Covenant will travel to Mount Berry, Ga., to face Berry in a non-conference contest on Tuesday. Match time is set for 7 p.m.
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