McDaniel edges Bryn Mawr

Cara Roig © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Cara Roig © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror notches 3-2 victory for first conference win of season

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Kelly Scheler (Forest Hill, Md./C. Milton Wright) tallied the eventual game-winner in the 38th minute as part of McDaniel's 3-2 Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer victory over Bryn Mawr on Saturday.

The Green Terror (2-6, 1-1 CC) built a 2-0 lead in the game's first 16:43 en route its first conference win of the season.

Emily Levine and Laura Constanzo each tallied for the Owls (5-3-1, 0-2 CC), who found themselves in a 3-1 halftime hole before holding McDaniel off the board in the second half.

At the 14:40 mark, freshman Cara Roig (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) finished a Melanie Armstrong (Mt. Sinai, N.Y./Mt. Sinai) assist for her first collegiate goal.

Just 2:03 later, freshman Liz Beall (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) stretched the lead to 2-0 with an unassisted tally off a rebound.

Levine cut the deficit in half at the 31:59 mark before Scheler stretched the lead back to two 7:05 before the intermission.

A Costanzo penalty kick goal in the 62nd minute set the final margin.

McDaniel finished with a 17-12 advantage in shots while Bryn Mawr had an 8-7 edge in corner kicks.

Leanne Holinger (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) made six saves for the Green Terror.

Allaina Propst and Rebecca Joseph made two saves apiece, splitting time in net for the Owls.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Swarthmore on Saturday. Game time is 1 p.m.

Score by Period                        1            2            -            F
Bryn Mawr (5-3-1, 0-2 CC)            1            1            -            2
McDaniel (2-6, 1-1 CC)                        3            0            -            3

Scoring Summary:
M - Cara Roig (Melanie Armstrong), 14:40
M - Liz Beall, 16:43
B - Emily Levine, 31:59
M - Kelly Scheler, 37:55
B - Laura Costanzo (penalty kick), 61:37

Shots: B 12, M 17. Corner Kicks: B 8, M 7. Fouls: B 9, M 11. Saves: B 4 (Allaina Propst 2, 45 MP, 3 GA; Rebecca Joseph 2, 45 MP, 0 GA), M 6 (Leanne Hollinger).