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Panther Women Top Knights 4-1 at Home

Casey Raggett had a pair of goals for the Panthers.
Casey Raggett had a pair of goals for the Panthers.

FERRUM, Virginia -- Ferrum College earned a 4-1 non-conference women's soccer win over visiting Southern Virginia University tonight at Penn-Roediger Field.

Ferrum (2-1)
Southern Virginia (1-4)

Casey Raggett scored the first of her two goals in the 13th minute off a pass from Kayla Lentini. Alex Mattson netted the eventual game-winner unassisted less than a minute later, then Frances Best sent a ball from the right side over SVU goalkeeper Savannah Uri's head and the lead was 3-0.

Raggett took a pass from Best and found the left side of the net in the 64th minute of play to make it a runaway at 4-0. Following a 30-minute lightning delay, Laurel Storheim scored a goal in the 74th minute to help the Knights avoid the shutout. 

Taylor Dodson played all 90 minutes in net for Ferrum, making four saves. Uri spent just shy of 66 minutes in net for the Knights with one stop.

"The team played very well tonight. We took advantage of our opportunities and had some beautiful goals. Even with the lightning delay, we still pushed through and were able to finish strong." --Head Coach Erin Saleeby

Saleeby's team will be back in action Saturday, Sept. 14, at home against Maryville College. The non-conference game is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. start at Penn-Roediger Field.