Abby Alexa scored in the ninth minute for what would be prove to be the game-winning goal for the Hornets (6-4, 2-0 ODAC). SU would go on the score 11 more goals from nine different women to defeat Hollins (2-7-1, 1-2).
HOW IT HAPPENED
24′ | Freshman Cassie Schiffhauer took a corner from the right side of the goal, her kick was on point and Yergin headed the ball into the upper left corner.
35′ | Olivia Churchman scored from the left side top of the box, her shot through traffic was inside the far post to give the Hornets a commanding 6-0 lead in the first half.
52′ | Shannen de Leon picked up a loose ball in the middle of the box for her third goal of the season.
79′ | Jocelyn Granados took a loose ball from the midfield all the way to the goal.
QUOTES FROM COACH
"Our freshmen were able to gain a lot of experience and playing time today," head coach Liz Pike said. "We are heading into some tough conference matches, a lot of women were able to see the field today and get some confidence behind our play. We were extremely balanced and took advantage of scoring opportunities."
The Hornets host Washington & Lee on Friday, October 5 at 7 p.m. as part of Homecoming Weekend 2018.
- Nine different women scored for SU.
- Six women recorded assists in the winning effort.
- The 12 goals scored is tied for the second most in program history. It is the fifth time that SU has scored at least 10 goals against Hollins.
- Emily Yergin had a natural hat trick in the first half. The three-goal effort is the third of her career and the first since October 5, 2016 versus Randolph.
- Shenandoah's defense held Hollins to one shot.
- The Hornets were awarded 16 corner kicks.
- Hollins' keepers combined for 23 saves.
- Freshman Emilie Smith recorded a shutout in the first half and scored two goals as a field player in the second.
- Women's soccer now owns an 8-2 record over Hollins since first meeting in 2002.