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JMU women's soccer is 3-8-1 so far during 2019.

JMU women’s soccer lost a tough defensive battle 1-0 to Delaware (6-5, 1-1 CAA) on Sunday. The Dukes, who were attempting to beat the Blue Hens for the first time since 2016, fell to 3-8-1 (0-1-1 CAA) on the season.

The lone goal for Delaware came in the first half when senior midfielder/forward Dani Kabot put a shot in the back of the net in the 23rd minute. From there, it was all defense, as both sides struggled to get shots off.

JMU again struggled offensively, which has been a recurring theme for the Dukes throughout this season. They got 12 shots off but only four were on target. They also had eight corner kicks in the game yet were unable to convert them into shots on frame.

Senior goalkeeper Hannah McShea had six saves, which kept JMU in the game all the way until the end. The Dukes have now given up 34 goals this season after giving up just 24 all of last season.

JMU has been held to one or zero goals in half of its matches this season. The Dukes will be back to action Sunday at home versus Northeastern; kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

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