No. 4 Emory upends Thomas (Ga.)
Roundup: No. 1 Messiah remains undefeated, tops Misericordia
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Emory scored a pair of second-half goals to keep its undefeated season alive, defeating Thomas 2-0 on Friday night. With the win, Emory improved to 6-0-1 on the season, while Thomas dropped to 3-4-1 on the year with the loss.
After a scoreless first half, Emory's Lidija Barauskas scored her second goal of the season at the 48-minute mark, collecting a cross deflected by a Night Hawk defender, and shooting into the back of the net for the goal.
The Eagles picked up some insurance in the 65th minute, as sophomore Clare Mullins scored her first goal of the campaign on a long shot from 20 yards out. Junior Merrill Bachouros picked up her third assist of the season on the goal, tying her for the team lead.
Goalkeepers Erica Stein and Kaele Leonard combined for the shutout, the team's fifth consecutive and sixth overall through seven games this season. Leonard, who earned the win in the game, made two saves, and increased her scoreless minute streak to 690.
No. 1 Messiah 4, Misericordia 1
BACK MOUNTAIN, Pa. -- Messiah scored the first four goals of the game and remained undefeated on Friday after going on the road and beating Misericordia 4-1.
The Falcons went on top in the 25th minute when Corinne Wolf scored on a ball that was assisted by Alex Brandt. Messiah took a 2-0 advantage in the 40th minute when Mackenzie Clapper found the back of the net. The Falcons took the 2-0 lead into halftime and eventually went up 4-0 in the second half after scores by Erin Hench and Jessica Shirk.
Misericordia's only goal came in 77th minute when Sam Helmstetter was able to sneak one past Autumn Reilly.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.