Lynchburg downs Lebanon Valley
Roundup: Bowdoin wins opener; Messiah takes out Rowan
ANNVILLE, PA -- Fueled by three second half goals, Lynchburg defeated Lebanon Valley College 4-1 on Saturday in non-conference action.
Sophomore Kelli Williams scored twice and added an assist, all in the second half for Lynchburg.
Freshman Katie Kline scored the first goal of the game at 31:12 of the first half with an assist from senior Kristina Morris.
Lebanon Valley answered at 41:53 of the second half off a goal from Cate Cusack to tie the game at one. Morris would then put Lynchburg ahead less than two minutes later off a pass from Williams for the go-ahead goal. With a 2-1 advantage, Williams scored twice within five minutes (52:56, 57:11) to put LC up for good with a 4-1 lead.
No. 1 Bowdoin 1, Wesleyan 0
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Bowdoin junior Cathleen Smith scored with just under two minutes remaining to give Bowdoin a 1-0 win against Wesleyan on Saturday. With the victory in its season-opener, Bowdoin won its eighth consecutive game dating back to 2010 and now stands 27-9 all time against Wesleyan.
The Polar Bears dominated play for much of the game, holding a 10-3 advantage in shots through the first 68 minutes, but it took Smith's tip-in to end the scoreless battle. Senior Katie Herter sent an elevated pass from outside the circle to Smith, who was standing by the right post. Smith deflected the ball over the left shoulder of Wesleyan junior goalkeeper Tori Redding with 1:53 remaining in the contest.
No. 2 Messiah 4, No. 15 Rowan 2
GLASSBORO, N.J. -- Junior Juliana Hershey scored two goals to lead Messiah to a 4-2 victory against Rowan on Saturday. Sophomore Brooke Sands and Freshman Celina Nissley added goals for the Falcons. Sophomore Kayleigh Stewart made 9 saves for Messiah.
Forwards Julie Cairone and Rachael Dix scored for Rowan. The Profs totaled 26 shots while the Falcons collected 14.
No. 4 Salisbury 4, No. 16 Juniata 1
Salisbury, Md. -- Salisbury scored four goals in the first 35 minutes of their home opener to defeat Juniata 4-1, on Saturday evening at the Sea Gull stadium.
Salisbury scored in the first minute of the first half to get the ball rolling off the stick of senior Courtney Webster and just 88 seconds later junior Alison Bloodsworth capitalized on a pass from fellow senior Caitlin Walker to bring the score to 2-0.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.