BRADFORD, Pa. -- The Allegheny Gators visited the Kessel Athletics Complex Thursday afternoon and defeated the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford women's soccer team, 4-1, in the Panthers' home opener.
With the outcome, Pitt-Bradford moves to 1-3 on the season and Allegheny improves to 2-0-1.
The Gators struck first and took an early 1-0 lead.
But after a foul in the Allegheny box, Pitt-Bradford was awarded a penalty kick.
Emily Royea stepped in and hammered it home, tying the game at 1-1.
Allegheny would get one more before the break and take a 2-1 lead into halftime.
Two more Gator goals in the second half would make up all the scoring for the final 45 minutes and Allegheny would go onto take the 4-1 win.
The Gators outshot the Panthers, 18-7.
Royea, Fenner and Kavanagh each put a shot on goal.
Emily Bethel played all 90 minutes in goal and made nine saves.
Up next, Pitt-Bradford will head to Alfred on Saturday for a 7 p.m. road test.