Women’s soccer secures two more wins to move to six straight wins.
The women’s soccer team added two wins to their six-game winning streak with wins over Farleigh Dickinson University-Florham (3-3-0) and New Jersey City University (3-4-0) this past week. The Red Hawks earned their first conference victory against New Jersey City University and they moved up to being ranked 25th in the country for NCAA Division III Soccer.
The team outscored their opponents by a combined total of 9-0 this past week as they improved their record to 6-1. Freshman forward Sophie Calverley contributed a pair of goals to the team’s 5-0 victory over FDU-Florham on Sept. 16.
Sophomore forward Tyler Madison knocked in a shot from the 20-yard-line at the 8:38 mark to open up the scoring for the Red Hawks. Freshman Sophie Calverley was subbed in the game 20 minutes later and immediately scored off a cross by Senior defender Janae Geonnetti at the 35:21 mark. The Red Hawks increased their lead to 3-0 two minutes later. Senior forward Stefanie Gomes also had an assist.
Forwards Jennie Hornstra and Sophie Calverley each contributed a goal in the second half en route to a 5-0 victory against FDU-Florham. Freshman goalkeeper Erinne Finlayson recorded her second shutout of the season. The team outshot FDU-Florham by a 14-6 margin.
The Red Hawks dominated New Jersey City University in their first NJAC game. The women scored three goals in the first half of their 4-0 victory and outshot their opponents 24-1. They used their superior depth, using nine substitutes over the course of the game, as they earned their sixth consecutive win.
Junior forward Jennie Hornstra scored two goals for the Red Hawks and has now scored in three straight games. Madison and Senior Martina Landeka also recorded goals in the contest.
New Jersey City University goalkeeper Cassie Lubonski made two impressive fingertip saves, but ultimately her efforts weren’t enough. Erinne Finlayson and Amanda Vietri combined to give the Red Hawks their third shutout of the year.