October 23, 2012

Reynolds' Four Goals Leads UMW Women's Soccer Past Southern Va., 5-2

Junior Erin Reynolds scored four goals in leading the University of Mary Washington women's soccer team to a 5-2 win at Southern Virginia University on Tuesday to improve to 13-1-2 on the season.

Reynolds opened the scoring in the 25th minute on an assist from Lizzie Weast, and added another goal on a Weast assist less than six minutes later to up the lead to 2-0.

After a Southern Virginia goal on a header just before halftime, the Eagles answered at 49 minutes as Reynolds completed the hat trick on a Jenny Mayo pass. Reynolds added her fourth goal at 53 minutes on a Michelle Gibbons assist.

After a Southern Virginia goal cut the deficit to 4-2, freshman Taylor Oehm scored on a header in the 68th minute to cap the scoring.

UMW led in shots, 14-11, and in corner kicks, 2-1. Sophomore goalkeeper Charlotte Owens had five saves for the Eagles.

Mary Washington will host St. Mary's College on Saturday in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament at 2:00 p.m.