Blacksburg traveled to Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports for their 2018 season opener. The Bruins faced Mother McAuley High School from Chicago, Illinois. Both teams played an even match, but Blacksburg would take the lead in the 25th minute on a corner kick by Georgia Halkidis.
With the lead, Blacksburg continued to trade position with Mother McAuley throughout the second half of play. Recording 8 saves, Kinsey Verbrugge and the BHS defense recorded the shutout to earn their first win of the season.
Blacksburg recorded 10 shots to 8 by Mother McAuley. Blacksburg also recorded 5 corner kicks to 3 by Mother McAuley