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Women's Soccer Blanks Wentworth In A 3-0 Shutout

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 3, Wentworth 0

Records: Emerson Lions (4-1) ; Wentworth Leopards (2-3)

Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)

Date: September 10, 2019

The Lead: Freshman Marie Bou Aziz (Miami, Fla.) booted in a pair of goals and classmate Cali Bruce (Glen Allen, Va.) knocked one in to push the Emerson women's soccer team to its second consecutive win in a 3-0 shutout over Wentworth on Tuesday night. 

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

EMERSON

Bou Aziz - 2 goals
Bruce - 1 goal
Grace Cosgrove - 1 assist 

Goalie: Megan Rose (4-1) - 0 goals allowed through 90 minutes

 

WENTWORTH  

Adriana Valenti, Alex Stickelman & Jess Poratti - 1 shot 

Goalie: Allison Haynes (2-2) - 3 goals allowed on 12 shot attempts & 9 saves through 90 minutes

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

30": Bou Aziz picked up the ball at midfield and drove at the Wentworth defense, who continually backed off until she was in shooting range. She picked her spot right over the goalie's head and gave the Lions a 1-0 lead from 30 yards out. 

47": Bruce carried the ball up the line on the left side until she cut inside towards the net, continuing on weaving in and out of defenders until getting one on one with the keeper. She drove a low shot to the left corner for the hosts second goal of the night. 

72": The Lions earned a free kick in a dangerous position outside the box. The ball was sent to the far post where Cosgrove headed back into the path of Bou Aziz, who fired past the goalkeeper for her second goal of the night.  

 

UP NEXT 

  • Emerson continues its three game home stand next Tuesday, September 17 against Thomas (Me.) at 5:00 p.m. 
  • Wentworth faces Dean on Saturday, September 14 at 3:00 p.m. 

 

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