Bridgeport claims regular season title
Roundup: Mavericks stay perfect in conference action
Pomona, N.Y. -- Julia Colley scored two minutes into the match and sophomore goalkeeper Julia Hansson tied the single-season school record with her 11th shutout of the year, as Bridgeport claimed the regular season East Coast Conference title with a 5-0 win against the host St. Thomas Aquinas College Lady Spartans on Saturday afternoon. The number one ranked Purple Knights stay undefeated on the season raising their overall record to 14-0-0 and the conference mark to an unblemished 6-0-0. STAC falls to 2-10-1 and 0-6-0 in the ECC.
Joining Colley as goal scorers for Bridgeport were Giuana Prugger with two and senior Danielle Weir plus junior Asia Pulse hit the back of the net once. Colley now has seven goals on the year; Prugger four scores; Pulse six tallies and Weir's goal is her first of the season. Senior Kasey Kenny had two assists for UB on the day.
Hansson's eleventh clean sheet of the year ties her with Allison Vrobel (2004) for the single-season school record for shutouts.
No. 4 California (Pa.) 6, Millersville 0
California, Pa. – The No. 4 California (Pa.) Vulcans scored six goals and held Millersville to just three shots to defeat the Marauders by a score of 6-0 on Saturday to stay unbeaten.
The Vulcans (13-0-2, 10-0-2 PSAC) opened up the scoring in the 11th minute. Chlesea Crockett, scoring her first of two goals, sent one past the Millersville goalkeeper to give California (Pa.) a 1-0 lead.
Millersville (5-10-1, 3-9-1 PSAC) was held to just three shots in the first half with just one on goal.
The Marauders offensive attack was shut down in the second half. The Vulcans held Millersville without a shot, while firing 13 more shots to outshoot the Marauders 26-3 in the match.
The Vulcans scored twice more in the second half to increase its lead and final score to 6-0.
No. 5 Minnesota State-Mankato 1, No. 25 Winona State 0
Mankato, Minn.-- Fifth-ranked Minnesota State (13-1-1, 10-0-0 NSIC) defeated No. 25 Winona State (11-3-1, 9-1-0 NSIC) 1-0 Saturday afternoon in a battle which determined the leader in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Both teams entered the match with perfect 9-0 records in the NSIC with just three games remaining in the regular season after Saturday. Winona State has previously won the NSIC title in each of the last seven seasons.
Minnesota State sophomore midfielder Tori Meinhardt’s seventh goal of the season was the games deciding factor. Meinhardt’s goal came from a pass down the middle of the field from junior midfielder Brianne West in the 39th minute of the first half.
The Mavericks outshot the Warriors 26-8 in Saturday's game.
Although she felt the pressure many times, freshman goalkeeper Molly McGough tallied one save on the day and earned her seventh shutout of the season.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.