Newcomers Lead Scoring in 2-1 Win Over Gordon

Newcomers Lead Scoring in 2-1 Win Over Gordon

SCORE: Wheaton 2 - Gordon 1

RECORDS: Wheaton (4-0, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Gordon (1-3, 0-0 CCC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Christina Mirrione Stadium)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College women's soccer team used a two-goal second half to defeat the visiting Fighting Scots of Gordon College this afternoon at Mirrione Stadium. The Lyons remain unbeaten on the season, improving to 4-0, while Gordon drops to 1-3 overall. 
  • The Scots found the back of the net first after a scoreless first half for both teams, as Kyra Skurcenski collected a goalie glove rebound at 51:16. 
  • Chloe Troy answered back 6:27 minutes later to even the match at 1 after finding a leading pass at the top of the box from fellow first year Kenza Farid
  • Wheaton picked up their first lead of the contest after outshooting the visitors, 3-0 following the previous goal, as Jaime Rattenni took control of the ball in a scrum in front of the net for the game-winner at 67:23. 
  • Junior goalkeeper Alexa Barbagallo rolls to 4-0 along with the Lyons after turning aside 4 Gordon attempts on goal. Jenny Deckert drops to 1-1 with the Gordon loss, stopping two. 
  • Junior Midfielder Aymara O'Brien-Pappalardo took a game-high 8 shots, while five separate Scots accounted for all five Gordon shots on goal. 
  • As the Lyons improve to 4-0, Head Coach Bobby Desilets picks up his 94th career win, just 6 shy of the 100-win milestone. 

THE BASICS:

  • Shots: Wheaton 16 - Gordon 9
  • Corner Kicks: Wheaton 9 - Gordon 2
  • Saves: Wheaton 4 - Gordon 2

UP NEXT: Wheaton continues their slate on Thursday, September 13, when they travel down the road to take on the Bears of Bridgewater State University at 7:00 p.m.  VIDEO / LIVE STATS