Lady Oilers finish 2-12-3
By Alyssa Grevenkamp
The Findlay women’s soccer team started and ended their season in the same fashion: with a win. But everything in between wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows.
The Oilers ended up finishing 2-12-3 on the season. This wasn’t the record they were hoping for, but the Oilers struggled to win some tight games that ended up going the other way.
The women’s team had five games it lost by one goal. They were in many other games as well, but just gave up a couple of untimely goals in some situations.
This past weekend, the Oilers finished their season on a high note, though. They hosted the Tiffin Dragons on Oct. 30 at DeHaven Field. The last time the Oilers and Dragons met was earlier in the season on Sept. 23 at Tiffin when they suffered a 4-1 loss.
This time, the Oilers were out for revenge against the Dragons.
The Oilers took the lead late in the first half as senior captain Kendall Kwiatkowski scored the game’s first goal putting Findlay up 1-0.
At the half, Findlay held a 1-0 advantage and outshot Tiffin 9:0.
The Oilers would come out strong in the second half as they got more offensive help from senior Kirsten Fruchey as she scored in the very first minute of the second half. Freshman Marissa Swindell earned the assist for the goal. This put Findlay up 2-0 over the Dragons.
Swindell didn’t just assist in the game, she also did some scoring as well. She pushed the lead to 3-0 when she scored in the 62nd minute of the game. This was her sixth goal of the season.
Kwiatkowski wasn’t finished scoring either. She scored her fourth goal of the season and her second goal of the game to bring the final score 4-0.
The Findlay defense also is created with shutting out the Dragons. Senior Carly Morris saved the Oilers shutout by heading an on frame Tiffin shot out of Findlay’s open goal. Sophomore goal keeper Bre Parrish earned the win in goal.
The Lady Oilers will close the book on this season and look to gear up for next season in the upcoming months. The Lady Oilers will lose seven seniors including SchauDon Herd, Kendall Kwiatkowski, Katelyn Anderson, Emma Owens, Kirsten Fruchey, Carly Morris, and Madison Brooker.