COLUMBUS, Ga. - Jocelyn Cintron made a career best nine saves against Columbus State, but the Crusaders lost the contest 2-0. The defeat puts The Abbey at 9-4-1 on the year. The Cougars improved to 11-1.
Columbus State scored its first goal in the fifth minute. Columbus State continued to shoot the ball, but the strong Abbey defensive did not allow another Cougar goal for the remainder of the half. Columbus State led 1-0 at the half.
In the 59th minute, the Cougars scored their second goal of the day, but it would be the last score the Crusaders would give up. In the 64th minute, Morgan Patton took the first Abbey shot of the afternoon. Less than a minute later, Belmont Abbey got its first corner kick opportunity, which resulted in another Abbey shot. Senior Chandler Arrowood took the next Crusader corner kick, in the 82nd minute. Ashley Taylor took the final shot of the day in the closing minute.
On the day, Taylor led the Crusaders with two shots. The Abbey took four corner kicks in the contest. Belmont Abbey made ten saves, led by Cintron's nine.
The Crusaders will be back in action on Saturday, October 21, when they welcome Limestone College for a 1 p.m. contest.