September 13, 20171st2ndFinal
Coker College000
NBY51:36Alyssa Ortega
NBY52:35Alyssa Ortega
NBYJayleen Gant90:0002
COKERWSamantha Hoffman90:0025
Stats at a GlanceNBYCOKERW
Shots (on Goal)32 (18) 6 (3)
Corner Kicks64
Yellow Cards01
The Wolves capture win in season opener

The Wolves capture win in season opener
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | by Janay Boone, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY- The Newberry women's soccer team shutout Coker in their South Atlantic Conference opener, 2-0 on Wednesday night (Sept. 13) at the Coker Athletic Field.


Alyssa Ortega who finished third in the South Atlantic Conference in scoring a season ago led the Wolves with two goals on the night. She has recorded four goals total in the five matches Newberry has competed in. The Wolves (2-3) offense controlled the game out shooting Coker (1-2-1) 32-6, with 18 shots being on frame. Going scoreless in the first half of the contest brought about a second chance opportunity shot from Ortega, who put the Wolves on the board at the 52nd minute.


The Wolves' continued applying pressure, forcing Cokers' goalkeeper Samantha Hoffman to make 16 saves in the contest. But Ortega was not finished as she headed a ball off a free kick just one minute after the previous goal. Deisi Hernandez, Jacqueline Aldrete and Daphne Heyaime combined for 14 of the Wolves’ shot attempts, while Ortega record 12.Freshman Jayleen Gant started in her second consecutive game and tallied two saves.


Newberry will head on the road to face Carson-Newman in another conference game on Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The Wolves will return to Smith Road Complex on Sept. 20 to face the Indians of Catawba.