Women's Soccer shutout by visiting Emmanuel
Emmanuel College women’s soccer opened their 2009 campaign blanking New England College 3-0 Sunday afternoon in Henniker. The win improves the Saints to 1-0-0 on the season. The loss drops the Pilgrims to 0-2-1 overall.
The Saints would tack on an additional goal just minutes later as Kate McKenna (Holyoke, Mass.) would convert on a penalty kick putting Emmanuel up 2-0.
Emmanuel would continue to control much of the offense in the second half as the Saints held the 19-5 advantage in shots and held the Pilgrims to no shots on net the entire contest.
Emmanuel would tack on their third goal of the afternoon at the 65:24 mark as Elizabeth Blasser (Pembroke, Mass.) would stuff in a pass from Meghan Zerba (Cumberland, R.I.)
Picking up the shutout win in goal for the Saints was Jessica D’Ottavio (Pauling, N.Y.) In goal for the Pilgrims was Kerry Hughes (Wallkill, N.Y.) who recorded 11 saves on the afternoon.
New England College will be back in action on Wednesday, Sept. 9 when they travel to take on non-conference opponent Mt. St. Mary’s College at 4:00 p.m. Emmanuel will host non-conference opponent Wheaton College on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7:00 p.m.