September 8, 2015



Providence, R.I.-Salve Regina freshman forward Abby McMackin (Walpole, MA) and sophomore forward Emily Cuellar (Providence, RI) each notched a pair of goals as the Seahawks were able to topple the Rhode Island College women’s soccer team, 6-1, at the RIC Soccer Field on Tuesday afternoon.


Salve (2-2) would strike in the 28th minute when McMackin took a Cuellar feed and found the back of the net for a 1-0 advantage. The Seahawks would double their lead in the 42nd minute when Cuellar found the back of the net off a pass by junior midfielder Erica Manchester (Wakefield, RI). Cuellar would net her second of the game just 23 seconds later when she raced out off a feed from freshman midfielder Delaney Maxwell (Lincoln, RI) to put the visitors up 3-0.


RIC (0-3) was outshot 14-3 in the first frame with the Seahawks also holding a 3-0 advantage in corner kicks.



 Junior midfielder Jaclyn Greenman


The Anchorwomen would cut the deficit down to two, 3-1, when junior midfielder Jaclyn Greenman (Waterford, CT) took a short corner from freshman defender Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) and ripped a shot home in the 61st minute, her second consecutive game with a goal. Salve would put the pressure on in the following minutes, finally breaking through with three goals in a span of 4:02 to clinch the victory.


McMackin got the offense started in the 71st minute when she corralled a loose ball near midfield, outran the RIC defense and slipped the ball into the net for a 4-1 advantage. The visitors would strike again at the 73:44 mark when senior defender Jessica Broadhurst (Scarborough, ME) notched a goal off a pass from Manchester.


Salve would finish the scoring in the 75th minute when senior midfielder Maggie Borowicz (West Point, NY) found the back of the net off a feed from Cuellar, her sixth point of the day.


RIC freshman goalkeeper Katherine Haley (Hope, RI) (0-3) made seven saves in the loss, while her counterpart, freshman Carly Pala (Milford, CT), made three stops in the victory.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Bay Path on Saturday, Sept. 12 (1 p.m.).