September 29, 2007


Rhode Island College Women’s Soccer Score Report:

Providence, RI







#21 Western Conn. (7-1-1, 3-0)





Rhode Island College (3-5-1, 1-2)


WestConn Stays Unbeaten in Little East Play

Providence, RI— Junior forward Catherine Nathans (New Fairfield, CT) figured in each of Western Connecticut’s goals as the Colonials defeated Rhode Island College, 3-0, in collegiate women’s soccer action on Saturday afternoon. WestConn improves to 7-1-1 overall and remains unbeaten in the Little East Conference with a 3-0 mark. The Anchorwomen suffer their third consecutive loss, and their second straight conference defeat, falling to 3-5-1 overall and 1-2 in league play.


It was a well-played first half between the two club’s with Nathans converting on a freshman forward Jennifer Duran (Uncasville, CT) pass in the 32nd’ minute to put Western Connecticut up by one goal. RIC senior forward Lindsay Laurie (Warwick, RI) had nearly given the Anchorwomen the lead on the prior play, just missing a goal with a shot that whistled by the far post.


The Colonials held an 11-7 shot advantage heading into the break, but it didn’t take long for Nathans to strike again. RIC freshman midfielder Chelsea Creamer (Coventry, RI) was called for a foul inside the box, which resulted in a penalty kick. Nathans buried the shot for her sixth goal of the season in the 54th minute. Just under six minutes later, junior midfielder Amy Corchard (Monroe, CT) and Nathans set up freshman forward Lauren Matthews’ (Monroe, CT) fifth goal of the season to conclude the game’s scoring.


WestConn senior goalkeeper Jenna Cappaellieri (Stratford, CT) made four saves to up her record to 7-1-1 overall and earn her fifth shutout. RIC junior goalkeeper Krissie Pyzynski (Bristol, CT) made five saves as her record falls to 3-4-1. Freshman Kelly Young (Narragansett, RI) made two saves in 17 minutes of action of the bench.


The Colonials outshot the Anchorwomen, 28-12, in the game, including a 17-5 effort in the second stanza.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Wesleyan on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m. The Colonials will host Westfield State on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.


-complete box score to follow-