FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 18, 2005

Womenís Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

 

 

1

2

 

Final

 

Southern Maine (5-2, 1-0)

3

1

 

4

 
Rhode Island College (3-2, 0-1)
0
1
 
1
 

 

HUSKIES EARN FIRST CONFERENCE WIN WITH, 4-1, VICTORY OVER RIC

Providence, RIóSouthern Maine improved its record to 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the Little East Conference with a 4-1 victory over Rhode Island College on Sunday afternoon. RIC, which started the season 3-0, loses its second straight game and falls to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in the LEC.

 

The Huskies came out on fire offensively as they opened up a 3-0 lead in the first 16:25 of the game. Senior midfielder Devin Edwards (South Paris, ME) scored off a corner kick a mere 1:19 into the contest. Junior forward Julia Cyr (Standish, ME) took the corner, which was crossed in front of the net to senior midfielder Dianna Thibaudeau (Sanford, ME) who headed the ball over to Edwards for the score.

 

Cyr scored one of her own in the 11th minute and senior forward Eva Hanson (Warner, NH) tallied in the 17th minute. Both goals were set up by senior forward Liz Brunton (Birch Harbor, ME).

 

USM held the, 3-0, lead until RIC sophomore forward Gina Calenda (Warren, RI) was hauled down in front of the Huskies net and promptly scored on a penalty kick in the 57th minute.

 

Brunton capped a four-point afternoon with a goal of her own in the 73rd minute.

 

USM freshman goalkeeper Mindy Morneault (Eagle Lake, MA) made four saves to improve her record to 3-1. RIC freshman goalkeeper Krissie Pyzynski (Bristol, CT) made four saves in a losing effort as her record dips to 3-2 on the season.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will play at Westfield State on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.