Women's Soccer Solidifies a Commanding Victory Over Sweet Briar at Home

Women's Soccer Solidifies a Commanding Victory Over Sweet Briar at Home

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University women's soccer team stayed undefeated in conference play as it took down Sweet Briar, 13-0, Wednesday afternoon at the Trinder Center. With the win, the Marlins improve to 7-3-1 overall and go to 4-0-1. Sweet Briar slides to 1-11-0 on the year (0-4-0 ODAC).

The Marlin offense dominated the game from start to finish, putting a season-high 28 shots on goal. Camryn Terry got the game going just 1:42 into the match, heading a ball in from Ann Marie Moffett. Ryan McCurry doubled up the score just 10 minutes later sliding home a pass from Anna Pedicone. Terry then put away another off a saved shot to make it 3-0 and Marli Hayward cashed in her second of the year in similar fashion. Mia Meinhardt then graced the scoresheet as she clipped one off the post and in at the 27 minute mark.

Sarah Heinbaugh then opened up her offense as she notched a career-high four goals through the final 18 minutes. The Marlins would take a sizeable 9-0 lead into the intermission.

The second half was similar to the first with goals from McCurry, Meinhardt, Reina Araujo and Allie Angell. The final would be 13-0, keeping the conference record unbeaten through five games.

Eleven players would register a point on the day, including a four goal performance from Heinbaugh. Meinhardt, Terry and McCurry would all record two while Hayward, Araujo and Angell all finished with one. Rory Donahue earned her first points of her career, coming away with a pair of assists. Pedicone, Terry, Maddie Koch and Kennedy Skala all picked up an assist as well.

Neither goalie was tested on the evening as Tristen Roberts played the first 45 minutes and Alicia Zamora the final 45.

Women's soccer returns to action at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday as the team travels to Lexington, Va. to take on Washington and Lee in another ODAC battle.