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Wheaton (Ill.) Athletics | September 17, 2013

No. 1 Wheaton (Ill.) tops Alma on the road

ALMA, Mich. -- Wheaton (Ill.) remained undefeated with a 4-2 win at Alma on Tuesday afternoon. Wheaton, ranked No. 1 in the NSCAA Division III Coaches Poll for the second week in a row, improves to 6-0-0.

Wheaton took the early 1-0 lead when Sydney Sharkey scored in the 20th minute. Alma tied the match at 1-1 when Taryn Handyside scored in the 35th minute. Thunder senior Leah DeMoss netted her first goal of the season just 20 seconds after Handyside's goal to give Wheaton a 2-1 lead. Wheaton led the Scots 2-1 at halftime.

Sophomore Ally Witt extended Wheaton's lead to 3-1 with a goal in the 76th minute. DeMoss registered her second goal of the match in the 80th minute to give Wheaton a 4-1 advantage. Alma's Kailey Vlug scored in the 87th minute to account for the 4-2 final score.

Wheaton out-shot the Scots 13-4 in the first halftime and the Thunder had an 11-10 edge in the second half. The guests out-shot Alma 24-14 for the match. Wheaton owned an 8-3 advantage in corner kicks. Wheaton goalkeeper Kelsey Graham made five saves and allowed two goals in 90 minutes of action in the Thunder net. Alma netminder Julie Debus made nine saves and allowed four goals in the match.

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