Sept. 15, 2011
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – With three different players finding the back of the net in the second half the University of Massachusetts of Boston women’s soccer team recorded a 3-0 win over Bridgewater State University (3-2) Thursday evening at the Swenson Turf Field and Track.
Breaking open the scoreless draw just 1:36 into the second half was senior Kristin Mulry (Holbrook, MA), who made her return, to the Beacons (3-1) line-up after being sidelined for the first two week of the regular season. Eleven minutes later, the Beacons extended their lead to 2-0, following a Kellie Gomes (Halifax, MA) penalty kick.
The final score of evening came from freshman forward Krista Ledin (Bridgewater, MA), after she received a pass from her sister Jamie Ledin (Bridgewater, MA). In total, the Beacons dominated the Bears from start to finish as they outshot their non-conference opponents 22-3. Tayla Andrews (Plymouth, MA) totaled seven of the Beacons 22 shots, with five those ending up on goal.
Of the three shots taken by Bridgewater State, only one found its way into the hands of freshman goalkeeper Dani Perkins (Murrieta, CA). The Bears had two players step into goal, the first of which was Kristen Rowe. Rowe totaled four saves in the first 45 minutes of play, while Kerry Condon came-up with 10 saves in her 45 minutes of action.
UMass closed out the contest with an 11-1 advantage in corner kick opportunities.
Women’s soccer returns to action on Saturday when they travel to Keene State College for a 1 p.m. Little East Conference match.