Women's Soccer Wins UAA Opener Over Carnegie Mellon, 3-0
St. Louis, Mo., October 2, 2011 — The No. 12 ranked Washington University in St. Louis women’s soccer team posted a 3-0 victory over Carnegie Mellon University in the University Athletic Association (UAA) opener for both teams on Sunday afternoon in St. Louis, Mo.
Washington University broke open a 0-0 halftime score with three goals in the second half, including two in an eight-minute span. Junior goalkeeper Clara Jaques made a season-high seven saves in the victory, the 36th of her career. Jaques is now tied with Charlotte Felber (2001-04) for the most wins in school history by a goalkeeper.
Freshman Anna Zambricki broke the tie at the 61:50 mark, as she received a through ball from senior Emma Brown and one-timed it to the far corner to make it 1-0. The goal for Zambricki was her conference-leading ninth of the season, while her game-winning goal was her team-leading third.
Just eight minutes later, senior Lee Ann Felder sent a perfectly placed corner kick in to the box that sophomore Jen Reed got a head on to push the advantage to 2-0. The assist for Felder was the 19th of her career, moving her into sole possession of eighth on the all-time WUSTL list.
Zambricki set up the last goal for the Bears at 79:52 to make it 3-0. She beat a defender down the left wing, before sending a pass into the box that sophomore Lauren Steimle one-timed into the back of the net. The goal for Steimle was her sixth of the season, while Zambricki assist pushed her conference-leading point total to 22 in her rookie campaign.
Washington University (10-1, 1-0 UAA) plays its final non-conference game of the season at home on Thursday, Oct. 6, against Webster University. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Francis Field. Webster enters Thursday’s contest with a 6-3-1 overall record.
Bear Notebook: Washington U. is ranked No. 2 in the NSCAA Central Region rankings, while Carnegie Mellon is No. 9 in the Great Lakes Region … The Bears lead the all-time series with Carnegie Mellon, 15-3-3, and have won six-straight meetings between the two teams … Washington U. outshot Carnegie Mellon 20-13 in the victory, and had a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks … Carnegie Mellon dropped to 6-4 with the loss.