Five Bears Score in 7-0 Win Over Fontbonne
St. Louis, Mo., October 23, 2010 – Sophomore Emily Gosché scored two goals and added an assist as the Washington University in St. Louis women’s soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to seven games with a 7-0 victory against rival Fontbonne University on Saturday night at Francis Field.
Washington University improved its overall record to 8-5-2, and has not lost since a 2-0 loss to #20 Wheaton College on Sept. 25. The Bears host D3soccer.com No. 25 ranked Concordia College Moorhead on Monday at 5 p.m., in its final non-conference game of the season.
Washington U. outshot Fontbonne, 17-0, in the first half and recorded three goals. Junior Lee Ann Felder snuck a left-footed shot from 20 yards out by the outstretched arms of Fontbonne goalkeeper Kaniz Abbas at 19:35 to make it 1-0.
The Bears scored two goals in the final two minutes of play to push the lead to 3-0 at halftime. Junior Mari Greenberg scored at 43:38 on an assist from Gosché, and then freshman Lauren Steimle’s left-footed shot with 22 seconds left before half made it 3-0. The goal for Greenberg and Steimle was the first of their career.
Gosché scored both her goals in the second half, while sophomore Jodi Rosenzweig and Steimle added goals in the final 45 minutes of play. Washington University outshot Fontbonne, 40-0, for the game, and had a 4-0 advantage in corner kicks.
Sophomore goalkeepers Clara Jaques and Caitlin Heim each played 45 minutes in the first half as Washington U. recorded its ninth shutout of the year. Jaques also extended her scoreless streak to 620 minutes, a span of eight games.
Bear Notebook: Washington U. leads the all-time series with Fontbonne, 13-0 … The Bears have outscored the Griffins, 74-3, in the 13 games played … The victory for head coach Jim Conlon was the 40th of his career at Washington University.