FERRUM, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University women's soccer team defeated Ferrum, 3-1, Saturday evening on the road. With the victory, the Marlins improve to 9-3-3 on the season and 5-2-1- in conference play. Ferrum slid to 8-6-2 (4-3-1 ODAC).
The Marlins got off to a quick start as they netted the game's first goal just 7:11 in. Mia Meinhardt lit the lamp as she finished a Camryn Terry pass for her third goal of the season. Terry then finished one herself at the 33:10 mark and the Marlins took a 2-0 lead into the half. The team then extended that lead to 3-0 just three minutes into the second stanza as Meinhardt notched her second of the day off a Reina Araujo pass. Ferrum attempted a comeback as they nixed the shutout in the 66th minute but the Marlin defense suppressed any more chances.
Women's soccer will be back in action again at 6 p.m. on Tuesday as the team hosts Bridgewater in their final home regular season match.