FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 13, 2007

Womenís Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI

 

 

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2

   

Final

#15 Wheaton (5-0-1)

3

2

 

 

5
Rhode Island College (1-2-1)
0
0
 
 
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LYONS REMAIN UNBEATEN IN, 5-0, SHUTOUT VICTORY
Anchorwomen Suffer Second Consecutive Loss

Providence, RIó15th ranked Wheaton College remained unbeaten with a 5-0 win over Rhode Island College on Thursday evening. The Lyons, who havenít allowed a goal in their last 431:36 of action, raised their record to 5-0-1 on the season. The Anchorwomen fall to 1-2-1 overall. It was the most goals allowed by RIC since Oct. 27, 2005 when the Anchorwomen lost (5-1) at Keene State.

 

Wheaton got on the board in a hurry as freshman forward Melida Alvarez (Saugus, MA) fired a shot passed RIC sophomore goalkeeper Krissie Pyzynski (Bristol, CT) in the 11th minute. The Lyons scored off a free kick in the 29th minute as sophomore back Lyndsey McManus (Marshfield, MA) lofted a ball that bounced right to senior midfielder Jenna Rabesa (Teaticket, MA) inside the box from 35 yards out. Wheaton added another tally right before halftime as freshman forward Emily Hough (Norwich, VT) headed in a ball from a sophomore forward Katie Watson (Langley, WA) crossing pass.

 

The Lyons added two markers in the second half as freshman midfielder Barrie Lindsay (Ipswich, MA) scored her first collegiate goal in the 59th minute and junior forward Bailey Edwards (Austin, TX) scored in the 83rd minute.

 

Wheaton sophomore goalkeeper Abby Issac (Larchmont, NY) made four saves to earn the shutout victory in her first start this fall. Pyzynski made eight saves as her record falls to 1-1-1.

 

Rabesa and Hough each recorded three points with a goal and an assist in the win.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will open the 2007 Little East Conference circuit at UMass Boston on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. Wheaton will host Husson on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m.

 

-complete box score to follow-