Redhawks blank Rio in women's soccer
September 10, 2012By Randy Payton of University of Rio Grande
Rio Grande Sports Information
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Anna Dominick scored a pair of goals, while Vanessa Sell added a goal and an assist to lead host Roberts Wesleyan in a 4-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Friday night, in women’s soccer action.
The RedStorm, which was coming off its first win of the season against West Liberty (W.Va.) on Wednesday, slipped to 1-3 with the loss.
The RedHawks (2-2-0) scored what proved to be the only goal they would need just 3:56 into the match when Brittany Houghton found the left corner of the net off a feed from Brittany Kinmond.
The lead grew to 2-0 with 3:38 left in the opening half when Dominick scored on an 18-yard shot from the top of the box, via an assist from Briana Tata. She found the net a second time at the 74:23 mark of the contest, with Sell and Tata earning assists on the play.
Sell scored an unassisted marker at 81:25 to set the final score.
Roberts Wesleyan outshot the RedStorm, 15-1.
Junior Hannah Stickelman (Ontario, OH) went the distance in goal for Rio Grande and had a pair of saves in a losing cause.
Rio closes out play in the Classic on Saturday against Daemen College. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m.