(South Bend, Ind.) The women's soccer team opened their home schedule Monday night at the Invaders complex. The Saints welcomed the Lancers of Grace College for the Labor Day match-up.
Grace didn't waste any time attacking goal, taking 21 first half shots. Jessica Heston (Plymouth, Ind.) once again played well in goal making 11 first half saves for the Saints. Forward Elizabeth Heuss netted the first goal for the Lancers in the 35th minute to give Grace a 1 - 0 lead heading into half.
The Lancers struck again early in the second half as forward Emily Hickerson beat the Saints defense in the 48th minute. Heuss added her second goal of the contest 2 minutes later to put Grace up 3 - 0. The Lancers outshot the Saints 39 - 3. Heston finished with 18 saves on the night.
The Saints travel to Rochester College (Mich.) Wednesday, September 8th, as part of a double header with the men's team.