Soccer Team Ties Program Record In 9-0 Win

By: EMU Sports Information
By: EMU Sports Information

Harrisonburg, Va. - EMU's soccer women equaled their win total from last season on Saturday, and it only took five games to do it. The Lady Royals trumped Trinity (D.C.) on the road by a convincing 9-0 score, improving to 3-2 in 2012, just a year after finishing 3-15.

Eastern Mennonite tied a program record by scoring nine goals in the win, a total which was reached three times in the 2000 and 2001 seasons.

Sophomore Nora Osei (Springfield, VA/West Springfield) got the parade started just two minutes into Saturday's contest and then added a second score just four minutes later. Carli Taylor (Germantown, MD/St. Johns) equaled Osei's fete by scoring goals in the 19th and 23rd minutes for a 4-0 lead.

Osei then completed her hat trick in the 30th minute and Elisa Ott (Lancaster, PA/Penn Manor) made it 6-0 heading into halftime.

Taylor scored in the 54th minute to finish off her hat trick. Ott hit the net 11 minutes later and defender Naomi Good (Columbia, PA/Lancaster Mennonite), the only healthy hold-over from the 2011 team, got her first collegiate score in 70th minute to produce the final margin.

Morgan Hill (Martinsville, VA/Carlisle) had a pair of assists, as did Holly Jensen (Canton, OH/Glen Oak). Ott added a helper to her two goals and Janna Kaufman (Friedens, PA/Johnstown Christian) also had an assist.

The Lady Royals complete a short road swing on Monday, playing at Frostburg State at 7:00pm. It will be their third road game in six days.


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