Conference Road Win for Women’s Soccer

Conference Road Win for Women’s Soccer

THE MAIN STORY: Susquehanna women's soccer player Emily Sullivan scored both goals in her team's 2-0 shutout win at Landmark Conference opponent Juniata on Wednesday night.

TEAM RECORDS: The River Hawks improve to 10-3-0 overall with a 3-1-0 mark in Landmark games. Susquehanna has now won six of its last seven contests. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 4-6-3 and 0-4-0 in Landmark Conference games.

GOAL-SCORING LEADER: With her two goals, Sullivan is now tied for the team lead in goals with five, joining Cassie Coombs who also has five goals.

LATE CHANCE: In the 90th minute, Alyssa Bolger had a chance to extend SU's lead but her shot was saved by Juniata goalie Erin Mueller.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE: The River Hawks had 18 shots – nine in each half – to Juniata's two. SU put seven of those shots on goal and finished with four corners while holding Juniata to none.

SU starting goalie Jennifer Thorsheim had two saves and Sullivan led all players with five shots. Bolger added three.

DOMINANT DEFENSE
: Not only did Susquehanna pick up its seventh shutout of the fall and fourth in the last five games, the River Hawks also held Juniata to zero shots in the second half.

THREE IN A ROW: SU has now won three-straight games against the Eagles.

UP NEXT: Susquehanna hits the road to face Drew on Oct. 15 at 1 p.m.