Women's Soccer Tallies Third Consecutive Win, Defeats Southern Maine 7-1

Women's Soccer Tallies Third Consecutive Win, Defeats Southern Maine 7-1

GORHAM, Maine - A strong offensive showing led the Keene State women's soccer program to a 7-1 victory over Southern Maine on Saturday afternoon at Hannaford Field. 

Records 

  • Keene State:  6-2, 2-0 LEC
  • Southern Maine: 3-5, 0-2 LEC

Up Next 

  • Keene State travels to Middlebury on Wednesday, September 28th for a 4 p.m. game. 
  • Southern Maine stays at home to play Colby on Tuesday, September 27th at 4 p.m. 

Tale of the Tape 

  • Southern Maine has only beaten Keene State once, as the Owls lead the all-time series 20-1-1 over the Huskies. 
  • This is the third consecutive win for the Owls. 
  • Keene State outshot Southern Maine 33-7, including a 20-3 advantage in the second half. The Owls had 13 corner kicks to the Huskies' one. 

First Half Highlights 

  • Taylor Farland struck first in the 13th minute, finishing a through ball pass from Brittany Tolla and placing the ball low towards the far post to give Keene State the early lead. 
  • Katie Silegy and Tori Laires connected on a corner kick, as Silegy's kick found the head of Laires in the 16th minute. 
  • In the 23rd minute, Silegy netted one of her own, off of a feed from Farland. 
  • Patricia Norton carried the ball up the right side of the field and placed a shot in the back of the net in the 30th minute, to lead the Owls into halftime with a 4-0 lead. 

Second Half Highlights 

  • After 26 scoreless minutes to open up the second half, Laires netted her second goal of the game after finishing a corner kick, served from Farland. 
  • Patricia Norton scored again in the 79th minute off a deflected shot from Morgan Kathan, who then netted the final goal for the Owls just three minutes later off a through ball from Silegy. 
  • Olivia Mull snapped the Owls chance for a shutout in the 90th minute, as Mull finished a corner kick from Analies Ross-Dyjak.