No. 2 William Smith tops Rochester
Roundup: No. 1 Messiah, No. 3 Wheaton (Ill.) earn easy wins
GENEVA, N.Y. -- No. 2 William Smith scored three goals in a matter of 3 minutes, 49 seconds to defeat No. 18 Rochester 3-0 in a non-conference game at Cozzens Field. The Herons are now 6-0-1, while the Yellowjackets (5-2-0) dropped their second match of the season.
After a scoreless first half, senior Jamie Sawyer broke through in the 68th minute for her second goal of the season. A shot by senior Chelsea England was knocked away by the Rochester keeper, but Sawyer got her head on the rebound and redirected it into the back of the goal. Just 30 second later, junior Whitney Frary collected a pass from first-year Dineo Mmutla and drilled a shot into the goal to make it 2-0.
Then 3:19 later, Frary struck again, this time after a pass from first-year Krista Longo. Frary now leads the Herons with five goals this season.
No. 1 Messiah 9, York (Pa.) 0
GRANTHAM, Pa. -- No. 1 Messiah handed York (Pa.) a 9-0 loss on Wednesday evening.
Messiah broke through for the game's first score in the 23rd minute when Alex Brandt found Corrine Wulf for the opening salvo. The second tally came in the 29th minute as Lisa Wingard crossed the ball from the right side to Rachel Scheibeler at the top of the box. Scheibeler settled the pass before sending home the Falcons' second.
The first half came to a close with a Lauren Federline goal in the 42nd minute. Wingard again provided the assist as Federline headed-in the home team's third tally.
In the second stanza, Messiah opened the scoring within the first minute, courtesy of an Erin Hench tally, and would go on to score four more in the frame.
No. 3 Wheaton (Ill.) 3, Wisconsin-Stevens Point 0
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Wheaton (Ill.) shut out UW-Stevens Point 3-0 on Wednesday afternoon as the Thunder earned its fourth consecutive shutout. Wheaton (7-0) has now recorded 379 consecutive minutes of scoreless soccer in the stretch.
Junior Keri Shannon gave the Thunder a 1-0 lead at the 12:33 mark of the match when she netted her fifth goal of the season.
Wheaton’s lead increased to 2-0 when freshman Sarah Guidera scored less than two minutes into the second half when she recorded her fifth goal of the year. Guidera’s goal was assisted by senior Ali Kopelman. Freshman Annie Hamilton scored her first collegiate goal at the 72:08 mark of the match to account for the final score of 3-0.