Women's soccer team improve to 4-1-0 after road trip

The Memorial Sea-Hawks women's soccer team improved to 4-1-0 after they defeated Moncton and Mount Allison on their weekend road trip to New Brunswick. 

 

Friday UNB 2 Memorial 1 (boxscore)

Alexe Morgan (photo by Bronte James)The Memorial Sea-Hawks dropped a 2-1 decision to the UNB Varsity Reds in Fredericton on Friday night. The loss was the first of the season for the Sea-Hawks.

 

Maria Oliver, who was celebrating her birthday, scored in the fourth minute to put the Sea-Hawks up early.

 

UNB came back with a pair of goals from Brianna Ford. The first came in the 40th minute to tie the game. She then scored the winner in the 48th minute off a free kick by midfielder Lucy Parkin.

Photo courtesy Bronte James

 

 

Saturday Memorial 1 Moncton 0 (boxscore)

Hannah Noseworthy (photo courtesy UdeM)Jane Pope’s goal in the 65th minute earned Memorial a 1-0 victory over Moncton in AUS women’s soccer action on Saturday. The goal was the rookies third of the young season.

 

Memorial keeper Hannah Noseworthy was busy in the Memorial goal, making six saves for her third shutout of the season.

 

Memorial coach Walt Mavin felt his team gave a great effort.

 

He said, “We did well to contain their top strikers and created some good scoring chances. It was a good overall team effort.”

Photo courtesy UdeM 

 

Sunday Memorial 2 Mount Allison 1 (boxscore)

Jane Pope’s late goal broke a 1-1 tie to give the Memorial Sea-Hawks a victory over the host Mount Allison Mounties on Sunday.

 

The goal was Pope’s fourth of the season. The scoring play occurred as a Mount Allison defender inadvertently redirected Pope’s cross into her own goal.

 

Rookie Jana Gordon scored her first goal to put Memorial on the board in the 56th minute after a scoreless first half. Pope set up Gordon for the goal.

 

The Mounties Megan Entwistle tied it up at one with a goal in the 64th minute.

 

Memorial improves to 4-1-0 on the season and come home 2-1 on the three-game road trip. They are now second in the AUS, only a point behind Dalhousie (4-1-1) who have a game in hand.

 

Memorial coach Walt Mavin was pleased with the weekend.

 

He said, “Gaining six points in the standings is a good result. We have some things to work on but overall I am pleased with the team this weekend.”

 

The Sea-Hawks will host Acadia (3-2-1) at KGV next weekend. Game times are Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. Tickets are available at the gate.