Women's Soccer Picks Up Fifth Straight With 3-0 Win at Wellesley

Women's Soccer Picks Up Fifth Straight With 3-0 Win at Wellesley

SCORE: Wheaton 3 - Wellesley 0 

RECORDS: Wheaton (8-1-1, 2-1-0 NEWMAC) - Wellesley (3-6-2, 2-2-0 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Wellesley, Mass. (Wellesley College)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton got on the board in the 36th minute with what would prove to be the game-winner by sophomore Noelle Perciballi. The goal, which is Perciballi's first of the season, came off a feed from first-year Hannah Lepordo. Perciballi hammered a shot from the top of the penalty area past Wellesley keeper Olivia Reckley.
  • Sophomore Aymara O'Brien-Pappalardo added an insurance goal in the 76th minute after gobbling up a failed clear by the Blue. 
  • Senior captain Megan Healy got in on the action in the 80th minute with an assist from O'Brien-Pappalardo. O'Brien-Pappalardo sent in a cross from the left side of the field to an open Healy, who fired off a shot from the right. 
  • Alexa Barbagallo came up with seven saves for the Lyons, earning her fifth win of the season. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 8 - Wellesley 12
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 4 - Wellesley 1
  • Saves: Wheaton 7 - Wellesley 3

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns home to host Smith College on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest. VIDEO / LIVE STATS