Eagles soar past ASA College 5-1

Madison Politis (23) scored twice in Polk State’s 5-1 win over ASA College. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Madison Politis (23) scored twice in Polk State’s 5-1 win over ASA College. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State enjoyed its biggest offensive effort of the season today, defeating ASA College 5-1 in Hialeah, Fla. 

After both teams failed to score in the first half, the Eagles exploded for five goals from the 61stthrough the 88thminute. 

Madison Politis put the Eagles on the scoreboard in the 61stminute with an assist from Vilja Aaltonen

Aaltonen then put the ball in the net three minutes later, assisted by Samantha Gutierrez

Gutierrez had another assist in the 70thminute on a goal by Kyah Van Deutekom

After ASA scored two minutes later, Politis scored again with an assist from Jewell Gentry-Mickelson

She picked up another assist in the 88thminute when Rhiannon Pugh scored Polk State's fifth and final goal. 

The Eagles took 15 shots, making 10 shots on goal and recording five goalkeeper saves. 

ASA had 12 shots, six shots on goal, and four keeper saves. 

The Eagles (4-2) travel to Daytona Beach next Tuesday for a rematch with Daytona State College. 

Aug 24
Women's Soccer 7:00 PM
at St. Leo University
Dade City, FL
Aug 31
Women's Soccer 10:00 AM
vs. Florida Southern College
Lakeland, FL
Sep 08
Women's Soccer 9:00 AM
at Laramie County Community College
Melbourne, FL
Sep 13
Women's Soccer TBA
at TBA
Georgia
Sep 15
Women's Soccer 11:00 AM
at Gordon State College
Forsyth, GA
Sep 18
Women's Soccer 7:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, FL
Sep 22
Women's Soccer 10:00 AM
at ASA College (Miami)
Hialeah, FL
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