Soccer team opens season with victory

DKS Sports Staff

Sophomore forward Annie Messer attempts to wrestle the ball away from Youngstown State defender Caitlin Lee. Messer and the rest of the Flashes held off Youngstown State 1-0 this afternoon. Daniel R. Doherty | Daily Kent Stater

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The Kent State soccer team opened its 2008 season with a 1-0 victory at Youngstown State this afternoon.

Sophomore Kelly Heaton scored the only goal of the game on a scramble near the goal with 10:47 remaining. It was her first career collegiate goal.

The Flashes (1-0) will play next at 7 p.m. Friday at Wright State.