Women's Soccer Earns 4-1 Win Over UNE

Photo by Nina Kenny
Photo by Nina Kenny

SCORE: Wheaton 4 - Univ. of New England 1

RECORDS: Wheaton (1-0-1, 0-0-0 NEWMAC) - Univ. of New England (1-1, 0-0-0 CCC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Christina Mirrione '99 Stadium)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton got the scoring going with back-to-back goals less than a minute a part.
  • Senior captain Katie Clay-McBee netted her first goal of the season in the ninth minute with a curling ball from the right side of the field that found its way into the top left corner. 
  • Kira Olander put the Lyons ahead 2-0 in the 10th minute for her first career goal. The junior headed the ball past the UNE keeper on a corner kick from Aymara O'Brien-Pappalardo.
  • The Nor'easters pulled within a single goal in the 13th minute after Jessie Maywalt put one past the Wheaton keeper on a free kick at the top of the box. 
  • O'Brien-Pappalardo picked up her second assist of the day with a quick pass back to Kaylee Sye, who beat the keeper to her right. 
  • Hannah Lepordo netted her second goal of the season in the 53rd minute with an assist from Noelle Perciballi. The first-year beat a couple of defenders to the top of the box. 
  • Leann Wolf collected the win for the Lyons after playing the first 45 minutes of action. Alexa Barbagallo played the entire second half, coming up with a save. 
  • Emily Ashman and Jenna Pannone split time in goal for UNE with Pannone suffering the loss. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 19 - Univ. of New England 2
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 6 - Univ. of New England 1
  • Saves: Wheaton 1 - Univ. of New England 5
  • Fouls: Wheaton 7 - Univ. of New England 6

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to the field on Wednesday, Sept. 6 with a 6:30 p.m. road game at Curry. VIDEO / LIVE STATS