Scoring Burst Sends Pride Past Women's Soccer

Scoring Burst Sends Pride Past Women's Soccer

Worcester, Mass. – Visiting Springfield College scored three goals in a little less than seven minutes in the first half on their way to a 4-0 win over Clark University in New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's soccer action on Tuesday evening.

Game Information
Springfield College 4, Clark University 0
Records: Clark University 7-5-1 (1-4 NEWMAC); Springfield College 7-3-2 (3-1-2 NEWMAC)
Location: Granger Soccer Turf, Worcester, Mass.

How It Happened:
The Pride kickstarted their scoring spree when a charging Kim Quiles slipped a pass between two Clark defenders to a streaking Mary Silva who deposited her third goal of the season in the back of the net at 22:41.

Less than a minute later, Springfield was back on the board. This time is was Mikela Coady getting in on the act with help from Silva.

The third goal of the barrage came when Dakota Kelly found Quiles, who sent a blast into the left corner of the goal at 29:32, sending the visitors into intermission with a commanding 3-0 advantage.

Springfield tacked on a fourth and final score in the 68th minute when Mackenzie Luiz, sent a ball down the middle of the field to Coady, who outraced her defender and made a move on a diving Clark netminder Julianna Christy (Plainville, Conn.). Coady got around her and the while sliding on the ground pushed her second goal of the night into the back of the net, extending the Pride's unbeaten streak to five games.

Inside The Numbers:
Springfield held a 21-11 edge in shots overall, while surprisingly, the Cougars were ahead in corner kicks, 7-5.

Up Next:
Clark returns to action on Saturday when they visit Babson College, while the Pride are also on the road in league play on Saturday with a trip to Emerson.