Women's Soccer Wins Fifth Straight, 4-0, Over Wilkes

Sophomore midfielder Taylor Stevens had her team-leading fifth assist of the season on Tuesday night.
Sophomore midfielder Taylor Stevens had her team-leading fifth assist of the season on Tuesday night.
Carolyn
Warner
Hannah
DeMars
Kelly
Egan
Taylor
Stevens
 
Brittany
Uricchio
Danielle
Maurice
Colleen
Berry
 


Box score

The University of Scranton women's soccer team continued its dominant play, posting its fifth straight victory and sixth shutout of the season by whitewashing Wilkes, 4-0, on Tuesday evening at Fitzpatrick Field.

Scranton (7-1-1) took control early on thanks to goals from senior defender Carolyn Warner (Morris Plains, N.J./Parsippany Hills) in the 12th minute and junior midfielder Hannah DeMars (Cranford, N.J./Cranford) in the 15th minute.

The Royals also received a second-half goal from senior midfielder Kelly Egan (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex) and were also the recipient of an own goal in the second half. Sophomore midfielders Taylor Stevens (Yardley, Pa./Villa Joseph Marie) and Brittany Uricchio (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) had assists in the victory, as well.

Warner and DeMars picked up their third goals of the season while Egan's was her first. Stevens now has a team-high five assists while Uricchio picked up her first, but is second on the team in points with nine.

Senior goalkeeper Danielle Maurice (Farmingdale, N.Y./St. Anthony's) made two first-half saves to pick up the win. Sophomore keeper Colleen Berry (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) came on to start the second half and made one save to preserve the shutout.

The Royals held a 14-5 advantage in shots over Wilkes (1-7-0). They also had a 9-1 edge in corner kicks while improving to 27-5 all-time against the Colonels.

Scranton will be back in action on Saturday when the Royals host Elizabethtown in a Landmark Conference match beginning at 1 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Field.

--ROYALS--