St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 8, 2019 – The No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's soccer team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 6-1 victory over Transylvania University Sunday at Francis Field in St. Louis.
WashU improved to 3-1-1 with the victory, while Transylvania dropped to 1-2.
WashU outshot Transy 24-4 and had a 4-0 advantage in corner kicks.
WashU took a commanding 2-0 lead with a pair of goals in the opening nine minutes of play. Freshman Jolie Carl scored just 57 seconds into the contest on a cross from sophomore Erin Flynn, and then sophomore Ariana Miles settled a long cross from junior Ellie Moreland in the ninth minute and fired a shot to far corner.
Kalkar added goals in the 32nd and 45th minute to give WashU the 4-0 advantage at half. The Bears outshot Transy 14-1.
The Bears added two goals in the second half, including the first of freshman Sydney Essler's career in the 63rd minute.
WashU takes on DePauw University at the DePauw Challenge Cup in Greencastle, Ind. on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m. (ET).
BEAR NOTEBOOK: WashU has won the three all-time meetings against Transylvania … The Bears are 44-2-2 at home the past five seasons… Kalkar upped her career total to six goals.