Cambridge gave plenty of effort but were outplayed 3-0 by Tokoroa in their Waikato Women’s Division 1 match at John Kerkhof Park.
They sealed the result with a third goal 10 minutes from the final whistle.
A number of Cambridge players stood out, including Caitlyn Varcoe, goalkeeper Annie Martin and newcomer Julia Reiner.
The Hill Homes Player of the Day was Emma Barrott.
Photographs: Louis Roberts, Cambridge FC’s official photographer.