SCRANTON, Pa. – The Kean University women’s soccer team scored three first half goals on their way to a 4-1 victory over Marywood University on Wednesday night.
With the win, the Cougars improve to 8-2-2 on the season while the Pacers’ record drops to 7-4-1.
The Cougars were able to break through in the 20th minute when Randy Vizoco won the ball off a Marywood defender, walked in on a breakaway, and scored into the upper part of the net. Kean doubled their advantage in the 33rd minute when Carly Seidel slid a thru-ball to Ashley DiRocco, who finished low to the far past. Kristen Hager sent KU into halftime with a 3-0 lead when she scored unassisted after a scramble in the box with 3:39 left to play in the period.
Erin Jones got Marywood on the board with a goal in the 75th minute.
Danielle Esposito put the match away when she took a headed thru-ball from Samantha Ciccone and scored to the far post with just over three minutes to play.
The Cougars held a 16-10 edge in shots for the game while Marywood had four corner kicks to Kean’s three.
Leandra Russo finished the evening with three saves in Kean’s net to pick up the win while Meghan Coyle turned aside five shots in a losing effort.
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