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Byers Stops 17 in GA Women's Soccer Loss to Penn State Schuylkill

Byers Stops 17 in GA Women's Soccer Loss to Penn State Schuylkill

McKeesport, Pa. - Freshman goalkeeper Alexa Byers (Spring Creek, Pa./Corry Area High) stopped an astounding 17 shots on goal in the Penn State Greater Allegheny women's soccer stumble over Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) foe, Penn State Schuylkill, 4-1.

Schuylkill managed two goals in the first half before notching two more within eleven minutes.

Senior defender Jess Manfredi (Pittsburgh, Pa./Serra Catholic) posted the lone goal of the game, after freshman midfielder Erin Findlay (Greensburg, Pa./Central Catholic) sent in a nice cross from the outside, 4-1 Schuylkill.

The highlight of the game came from Byers, who posted a strong ninety minutes in the back-field with 17 stops in net.

Freshman midfielder Megan Dague (Pittsburgh, Pa./Woodland Hills) and Manfredi both had three shots through the game.

As a team, Greater Allegheny was outshot 27-11.

Greater Allegheny (1-2, 0-2 PSUAC) take a break before traveling to Penn State Brandywine on Wednesday. Kick-off is set for 2 p.m.