Every score could matter when Humphreys, Daegu square off

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Daegu senior All-Far East Division II goalkeeper Neena Ibit is averaging 17.9 saves per match this season. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Daegu senior All-Far East Division II goalkeeper Neena Ibit is averaging 17.9 saves per match this season. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Every score could matter when Humphreys, Daegu square off

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: April 13, 2018

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – On paper, Friday’s Daegu at Humphreys girls soccer match might not seem like a huge deal.

The Blackhawks are 3-3-1, but have gone 1-3 after getting off the best start in school history. The rebuilding Warriors are 0-7-1 with just two goals and have been plagued by injuries.

Still, there are a few able scorers and solid goalkeeping on each team, all of whom will bear considerable watching and could make their rematch on Friday intriguing.

Seniors Elayna Snyder and Neena Ibit are returning All-Far East goalkeepers. Ibit earned top goalkeeper honors in last season’s Far East Division II Tournament and Snyder in the Korea Blue division tournament. Snyder averages 13.7 saves and Ibit 17.9 this season.

“We both get a workout,” Ibit said.

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