Tigers burnt by Dragons
Towson opened Colonial Athletic Association play against Delaware (5-4, 2-0 CAA) Friday night and Drexel (7-1-2, 1-0-1 CAA) Sunday afternoon.
The Tigers (0-9-1, 0-2 CAA) are still searching for their first win of the season after they were shut down in both games, 1-0 to Delaware and 4-0 to Drexel.
Towson was able to hold off Drexel until the second half when the Dragons scored all four of their goals.
The first was scored in the 54th minute by Melissa Chapman’s header off a corner kick.
However, the Dragons’ second and third goals came in the 76th minute and were only separated by 37 seconds.
The Dragons topped off their victory with a late-game goal by Jess Sarkisian in the 85th minute.
While sophomore goalkeeper Erin Quinn made a career-high 10 saves for the Tigers, it wasn’t nearly enough, as the Tigers were out-shot 25-8.
Drexel goalkeeper Eve Badana only had to make two saves.
The Dragons also had 12 more shots on goal with 14 to Towson’s two.
Junior forward Emily Banes lead the Tigers in shots with two.
She also had one of the team’s two shots on goal.
Drexel also had more corner kicks than Towson with seven to the Tigers’ three.
Against Delaware, Towson was able to keep the game scoreless until the Blue Hens’ Ali Miller scored the only goal of the game in the 65th minute.
Miller had six shots in the game, four of them on goal. Three of her shots on goal came in the first half.
Quinn made eight saves for Towson, two more than Delaware’s Jessica Levy who had six.
Senior forward Cheyenne Skidmore led Towson in shots with seven, and shots on goal with three.
The Blue Hens out-shot the Tigers 18-12, and had nine shots on goal to Towson’s six.
Delaware had more corner kicks than Towson with six to the Tigers’ four.
The Tigers will launch a three-game homestand starting Friday, Sept. 28 against Old Dominion.