October 17, 2009

Ursinus downs McDaniel

Bears score four in first half en route to 4-1 win

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - Jess Porcelan scored in the 16th minute as part of a four-goal first half in Ursinus' 4-1 Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer victory over McDaniel on Saturday.

Tia Scott (Hagerstown, Md./North Hagerstown) tallied for the Green Terror (3-10-1, 2-4 CC), breaking up the shutout in the 67th minute.

The Bears (8-4-1, 4-2-1 CC) finished with a 30-3 advantage in shots.

Pocelan finished a Cecilia Mansoon assist at the 15:30 mark.

At the 21:56 mark, Megan Ascanio doubled the lead off a Monica Oliveto feed before Melissa Reuter stretched the lead to 3-0 less than a minute later.

Oliveto and Porcelan capped one-goal, one-assist days when the pair connected in the 30th minute.

A Scott unassisted marker at the 66:59 mark capped the scoring.

Leanne Hollinger (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) made 18 saves for McDaniel, giving her 64 saves in the last five games.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Gettysburg on Wednesday. Game time is 4 p.m.

Score by Period                        1            2            -            F
McDaniel (3-10-1, 2-4 CC)            0            1            -            1
Ursinus (8-4-1, 4-2-1 CC)            4            0            -            4

Scoring Summary:
U - Jess Porcelan (Cecilia Mansoon), 15:30
U - Megan Ascanio (Monica Oliveto), 21:56
U - Melissa Reuter (Alex Doll), 22:44
U - Oliveto (Porcelan), 29:16
M - Tia Scott, 66:59

Shots: M 3, U 30. Corner Kicks: M 2, U 5. Fouls: M 5, U 3. Saves: M 18 (Leanne Hollinger), U 2 (Justine Harvey 1, 0 GA, 65 MP; Claire Yergeau 1, 1 GA, 25 MP).

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