October 18, 2005

SHU Women's Soccer falls at #22 Yale, 5-1

Oct. 18, 2005

Final Stats

NEW HAVEN, CT (October 18, 2005) - Yale University got a pair of goals from Alicia Fujii en route to a 5-1 win over Sacred Heart Tuesday night. The #22 ranked Bulldogs outshot the Pioneers 20-4 on the night as they improve to 11-2 while SHU falls to 5-8-1.

The Bulldogs have now outscored their opponents 28-6 in 13 games. Yale is 5-0 in the friendly confines of the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium.

Yale jumped out in front early as Christina Huang opened the scoring in the 9th minute when her shot from the left wing deflected off a Sacred Heart player in front and trickled into the goal. The Bulldogs built a 3-0 lead into the half after Mary Kuder converted a pass from Crysti Howser and Laurel Karnes buried a penalty kick.

The Yale lead grew to 4-0 on Fujii's first goal before the Pioneers finally cracked the scoreboard on sophomore Meagan Riemer's (Ellington, CT) second goal of the season, unassisted.

Fujii's second, which capped the scoring 88:09, was off an Erin Ruck corner kick.

SHU sophomore Kathleen Mulheran (Edina, MN) made five saves in goal, playing all 90 minutes.

The Pioneers return to NEC play this weekend hosting Mount St. Mary's on Friday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd.