UMW Women's Soccer Tops Randolph-Macon, 4-1

photo by Susan Spencer

Four different players scored goals as the University of Mary Washington women's soccer team defeated Randolph-Macon College, 4-1, on Wednesday in Ashland, Va. The Eagles improve to 6-1-1 on the year.

The Eagles opened the scoring at 6:59 when junior Tina Rader scored on a Jessica Bednarcik assist. Freshman Lizzie Weast upped the edge to 2-0 at 17:22 on a pass from Adrian Newcomb, and UMW held the 2-0 until halftime.

Randolph-Macon scored its tally at 49:55 on an Erin Hauser goal. The Eagles answered at 68:02 on a score from Erin Reynolds on a Weast, and junior Kelsey Carter capped the scoring at 74:44 on a penalty kick. 

The Eagles led in shots, 17-8, and had one corner kick to three for the hosts. Charlotte Owens had three saves in 80 minutes and Alyssa Goodwin none in 10 minutes of play in goal for UMW, while Briana Housekeeper had nine saves for RMC.

Mary Washington will host Wesley College in Capital Athletic Conference play on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.