No. 1 Bridgeport edges Stonehill
Roundup: No. 5 Grand Valley State overcomes deficit
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Senior Katie Stanley scored off a free kick at the 23:13 mark of the first half for the only goal of the match, as No.1 Bridgeport posted a hard-fought 1-0, non-conference win agasint Stonehill. With the win, the Purple Knights up their season record to an unblemished 8-0-0. Stonehill is now 7-2-1 on the season.
Stanley netted her third goal of the season when she floated a free kick into the top right corner of net from about 25 yards out.
Sophomore goalie Julia Hansson recorded her fourth consecutive shutout making four saves. Hansson now has a total of six clean sheets in eight matches so far in 2011, and she extends her scoreless streak to a total of 396:55 minutes.
No. 3 California (Pa.) 3, Gannon 0
CALIFORNIA, Pa. -- Three different players scored goals on Wednesday afternoon to help the No. 3 California (Pa.) extend its unbeaten streak with a 4-0 win against Gannon in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play.
With the victory, the Vulcans improve to 6-0-1 overall with a 4-0-1 mark in conference play after posting their sixth shutout of the season. Meanwhile, the Golden Knights drop to 4-3-2 this season and 2-3-2 in league action.
California (Pa.) took an early 1-0 lead in the sixth minute when senior Breeanna Robinson scored her sixth goal of the season off an assist from freshman Erin Hogan. The Vulcans expanded their lead before halftime at the 31:38-mark when junior Carley Work tallied an unassisted goal.
No. 5 Grand Valley State 3, Ferris State 1
ALLENDALE, Mich. -- Despite falling behind, 1-0, early in the first half, the No. 5 Grand Valley State answered back with three consecutive goals to beat GLIAC rival Ferris State, 3-1.
The win extended the Lakers’ unbeaten streak to 25 games, improving their overall record to 7-0-2 on the season and more importantly 6-0 in league play. Ferris State fell to 4-5-1 overall and 4-2-1 in the GLIAC.
The Bulldogs got on the board in the sixth minute when Hillary Braun connected with the ball for the 1-0 lead after the Grand Valley State defense failed to clear a corner kick.
The Lakers did not stay down for long as an unassisted goal from junior Kayla Addison at 6:37 evened the score at 1-1. Addison took the shot from the top of the box into the left side of the net, out of goalie Rachel McCollum’s reach.