Freshman Jessica Bednarcik scored her sixth goal of the season to lift the University of Mary Washington women's soccer team to a 2-1 win at Methodist University on Wednesday afternoon in Fayetteville, N.C. The Eagles improve to 5-0 on the year.
The Eagles opened the scoring at 20:01 on a score from Michelle Gibbons on an assist from Lizzie Weast. The Eagles led, 1-0 at halftime, and carried the advantage until the 57th minute, when Methodist tied the score.
From there, Bednarcik provided the heroics for UMW, scoring unassisted at 66:38.
The Eagles led in shots, 16-13, and each team had six corner kicks. UMW sophomore Charlotte Owens had four saves in goal.
Mary Washington will return to action on Saturday when they host Frostburg State University in a battle of Capital Athletic Conference undefeated teams in the league opener. Kickoff at the Battleground is at 1:00 p.m.