Women's Soccer Blanks John Carroll, Settles For Tie

by Alan Babbitt

The Hope College women's soccer team played John Carroll University (Ohio) to a scoreless draw on Saturday at Van Andel Soccer Stadium.

The shutout was the second in two nights for the Flying Dutch and the third of the season.

Hope is now 1-2-4 overall heading into next week's Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opener against Kalamazoo College on Saturday, September 28 at Van Andel Soccer Stadium.

The Flying Dutch's four ties matched the 26-year team record for most in a season. Hope finished 10-4-4 overall in 1993.

Hope outshut John Carroll, 18-10.

The Flying Dutch put up five shots alone during the second 10-minute overtime period but ended up without a goal for the fourth time this season.

Junior goalkeeper Jordanne Ellingboe of Grand Haven, Michigan (Grand Haven) collected three saves against John Carroll (3-2-2 overall).

It was the 25th shutout of Ellingboe's career — second among Hope goalies.

Ellingboe moved up to a second-place tie among MIAA leaders with an .837 save percentage.

John Carroll goalie Mackenzie Stease made six saves.

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