TUKWILA, Wash. — Walla Walla Community College freshman Madison Brownell scored a goal and assisted on another as the women’s soccer team opened its season with a 4-0 victory over Shoreline here on Thursday.
The game was a tale of two halves.
The Warriors had a tough time getting their foot on the ball until Brownell got them on the board in the 15th minute with a fantastic ball in from fell freshman Nikki Velasquez, and they took a 1-0 lead into halftime.
WWCC sprang out of the break with several opportunities to score in the opening minutes of the second half.
Five minutes in, freshman Haley Wammock found the back of the net with a great ball served in from Brownell.
That started the scoring, and the Warriors added two more goals in the second half.
Goals were scored in the 79th and 85th minutes from sophomores Kailee Hipke and Hannah Thompson. Sophomores Sunny Hemenway and Jessica Garcia both had assists.
“Overall I am pleased with the win and scoring four goals,” WWCC coach Jordan Hacker said. “We still have a lot to work on as we move on through preseason and into league play. Our girls showed great resiliency in battling through a poor performance in the first half and put together a solid second half. I’m excited for what this group can do and the potential we have. Go Warriors!”
WWCC is back in action today at noon against Green River.