May 21, 2016
Vancouver, BC – The OSA women were were victorious in their first match of the season winning 4-1 over North Shore Girls Soccer Club.
OSA began the scoring early, taking the lead after three minutes when striker Chalise Baysa poked in a bouncing ball from inside the 6-yard box.
North Shore equalized in the 30th minute off a cross and finish against the run of play and the score would remain 1-1 into halftime. OSA took the lead quickly in the second half at the 48th mark. The North Shore goalkeeper deflected a cross and center midfielder Lyndsey Patterson was quick to pass the ball into the bottom corner.
Then in the 75th minute OSA finds the net again by building from the left flank. Started with the overlap from left back, Suri Johnson, getting the cross off and found Arica Slawson for a first time volley it to the upper 90.
To finalize the score, Kennya Cordner gets on the score sheet with a left footed shot from 20 yards out to find the far post side netting.
“It was a great result to start the season – especially on the road” says Head Coach Malia Arrant. “We are happy to start the season off with a win”.
OSA women are on the road again on June 4th and 5th in Oregon for a double header, against Portland Spartans and Eugene Timbers