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Roundup: Saint Rose, AIC extend streaks

No. 3 Saint Rose 1, Adelphi 0

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. -- Saint Rose ran its shutout streak to six games with a 1-0 victory at Northeast-10 Conference rival Adelphi on Tuesdayin a match that featured two unbeaten squads. The Golden Knights (6-0/3-0 NE-10), who are ranked No. 3 in the latest NSCAA coaches' poll, also improved to 3-0 on the road.

Sophomore midfielder Jennifer Busk scored the lone goal for the second consecutive game to lift the Golden Knights. Freshman midfielder Emily Meeks directed a ball to Busk who turned and found the back of the net from about 12 yards out.

Senior keeper Jessica Gerski made three saves for Saint Rose while junior Sam Whitney made four saves for Adelphi (3-1-1/1-1-1 NE-10).

Overall, the Golden Knights manufactured a 17-8 shot advantage and a 10-2 differential in corner kicks. They have now taken 58 corner kicks on the year, and have had to defend a mere eight.

No. 8 American International 2, Southern Connecticut State 0

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- American International extended its shutout streak to five with Tuesday's blanking of Southern Connecticut State, 2-0.

With the win, AIC improves to 5-0-0 and 3-0-0 in the Northeast-10 (NE-10), while the loss drops the Owls to 1-4-0 overall and 0-2-0 in conference play.

Senior Caroline Boyce led off with her fifth goal this year in the 28th minute, a shot to the high left corner of the net, assisted by junior Sonia Basma.

Basma, the most recent NE-10 women's soccer player of the week, scored her team-leading seventh goal of the season when sophomore Alyssa Werbicki fed her on the right side of the goal where Basma beat the keeper right.

AIC outshot the Owls 32-3. SCSU senior goalkeeper Camille Fantini tallied nine saves, the team three, as the defense saw a lot of AIC action on their side of the field.

Basma led the way with eight shots, four on goal, Werbicki launched three shots on goal, while sophomore Romina Bell, Boyce, and junior Ronja Haag all had two each.

Jacket junior keeper Sam Tabak notched two saves in her fourth shutout of the season.