KANSAS CITY, Mo. (MacBulldogs.com) – The Bulldogs got down early in Kansas City as Avila got on the board in just the 4th minute of the match, with a goal by Kirryn Killingsworth. The Bulldogs would snatch the momentum back before halftime with the equalizer from Caitlin Buendia, her 3rd goal of the season. However, Avila was able to regain their lead with just 9 minutes remaining in regulation with a goal off a penalty kick by Amaris Sigler.
With the loss, the Bulldogs fall to 0-5-2 overall 0-2-1 in KCAC play. Avila improved to 2-4-3 and 2-1-0 in the conference.
Bulldogs Head Coach Mark Olson had this to say about the team’s performance, “Today was a tough game in regards to the result, I thought we played well enough to win the game but failed to have the maturity to get that second goal.” Olson added, “I am so happy that Caitlin Buendia was able to get another goal. She has grown so much as a player since her freshman year last year, it was her third goal of the season and we’re looking forward to many more.”