CLEVELAND, Ohio - Sarah Phelps scored BU's only goal as the Butler women's soccer team lost at Cleveland State, 3-1, Friday night. The game was played under stormy conditions and was pushed up from a 7 p.m. start to a 5 p.m. start.
Phelps' tally came at 84:51 on a penalty kick. It was her first goal of the season.
Cleveland State took the lead in the 22nd minute on a goal by Samantha Salamon. The Vikings added two more goals in the second half, in the 59th and 85th minutes, respectively.
Butler outshot CSU 12-6 and put nine shots on goal. BU also had a 6-4 edge in corner kicks. Senior Molly Kruger had five shots, all on goal. Senior Lindsey Fox added three shots.
The Bulldogs (7-9-0, 3-2-0 HL) take on Youngstown State Sunday at 1 p.m.