Dover, Del. (Aug. 11, 2019) --- Delaware State scored seven second period goals to highlight a 9-1 women’s soccer victory over Community College of Baltimore County Essex in an exhibition contest at Alumni Stadium this afternoon.
Freshmen Kiarah Jones and Geligne Franklin led the Hornets with three goals each, while Jasmine Warren (sr.) added two. Alyssa Coustenis (sr.) scored a second period goal on a free kick for DSU.
The Hornets led 4-1 before CCBC Essex scored its lone goal on a free kick in the second period.
“I was pleased with our energy level throughout the match, especially in the second half,” said DSU head coach Kourtney Rhoades. “It was a good sign that our play making and execution improved throughout the contest. A good step for us, but still plenty of work to do before the start of the season.”
Delaware State will play its final 2019 season tune up against Mount St. Mary’s on Fri. (Aug. 16) at Alumni Stadium (6:00 pm).
The Hornets will begin the upcoming season on Aug. 23 at St. Peter’s (N.J.). The home opener is Aug. 29 against VMI. The contest is set for 4:00 p.m. at Alumni Stadium.