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Roundup: No. 10 Emory wins third in a row

No. 5 Trinity (Texas) 10, Schreiner 0

SAN ANTONIO -- Trinity (Texas) won its fifth consecutive game in defeating Schreiner 10-0 on Sunday, completing a weekend in which the fifth-ranked Tigers outscored their opponents 17-0.

Michelle Lanier started the scoring in the fourth minute, and Mariah Risk added another four minutes later. Before halftime, Emily Jorgens added two goals, Lanier scored another, and Hannah Kuhl and Jennifer White got on the board.

In the second half, Bridgette Taylor, Hannah Hommel and Endaisia Love all found the back of the net. The Tigers totaled 51 shots in the game, 26 of which were on goal. Schreinre only managed one shot, which Kendall Kotara turned away.

No. 6 William Smith 3, Pittsburgh-Bradford 0

BRADFORD, Pa. -- William Smith first-year Kara Shue recorded a goal and two assists as the No. 6 Herons defeated Pittsburgh-Bradford 3-0 in a non-league match. William Smith notched its fifth consecutive shutout and improved to 6-1-0 this season.

The Panthers are now 4-3-0 overall. Junior Madeline Buckley and sophomore Zoe Eth each chipped in a goal for the Herons. Senior goalie Chelsea Dunay played all 90 minutes, but did not need to make a single saves as William Smith outshot Pitt-Bradford 23-0. It was Dunay's third shutout this season.

Just 2:34 into the match, Shue put the Herons up 1-0 with an unassisted tally. In the 78th minute, Shue sent a long cross to find Buckley, who sent home her shot to make it 2-0. It was Buckley's second goal this year. In the 84th minute, Eth tallied her second goal of the season after another cross from Shue. Shue leads the Herons with 13 points on four goals and five assists.

Danielle Erdley played all 90 minutes in goal for the Panthers. She finished with nine saves. William Smith held an 8-1 advantage in corners.

No. 10 Emory 2, Berry 0

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. -- Tenth-ranked Emory recorded its third consecutive victory and second consecutive shutout on Sunday afternoon, defeating Berry 2-0.

With the three wins in a row, each of which has come against a regional opponent, the Eagles improved to 5-2-1 on the season. Meanwhile, Emory handed Berry just its second loss of the campaign, as the Vikings dropped to 6-2-0 overall.

The Eagles jumped out to the early lead in the game, turning an eighth-minute corner kick into a goal. Junior Charlotte Butker took the corner kick, targeting senior defender Lauren Gorodetsky inside the six-yard box. Gorodetsky would find the ball in traffic, heading it into the back of the net for her third goal of the season, each of which has come in the last two games.

The goal was the 10th of Gorodetsky's career, and would go on to be her sixth career game-winning goal. It also marked her second consecutive contest with a game-winning score, after the center back scored both goals during Emory's 2-0 win against Birmingham-Southern on Friday night. Butker claimed her first assist of the season and the 17th of her career, tying her for 17th-place in school history in the category.

The 1-0 lead would hold though the end of the first half for the Eagles, who outshot the Vikings 8-1 during the first 45 minutes, including a 4-0 edge in shots on goal.

Emory would maintain the one-goal advantage for the majority of the game, before freshman Cristina Ramirez added a key insurance goal in the 82nd minute of play. After the Berry keeper mishandled a ball in the 18-yard box, Ramirez was able to gain possession and sneak a shot into the corner of the goal for her second score of the year.

The Eagles defense limited the Vikings to just one shot on goal during the game and seven total shots. Sophomore Liz Arnold played the first half in goal, and junior Gabrielle Pelura the second, to combine for the clean sheet, the duo's second combined shutout of the season.

Emory's offense was able to register 18 shots in the game and 10 on goal, including a team-best three shots by both freshman Julia Bassell and senior Veronica Romero.