#11 Women's Soccer Blanks Willamette to Close Road Weekend

#11 Women's Soccer Blanks Willamette to Close Road Weekend

Tacoma, Washington – Trinity's 11th-ranked women's soccer team rebounded from its first loss of the season just two days ago with a 3-0 shutout win over Willamette (OR) University on Sunday afternoon.

 

GAME SUMMARY

The Tigers converted their third corner kick of the opening half into a goal, as Jessica Young headed home the eventual game-winner on Lindsey Peng's service into the box.

The score remained 1-0 by the half, and Trinity also led 5-2 in overall shots in the first period.

After a Willamette foul early in the second half, Peng's free kick found Kristen Coniglione just 5:03 into the period for another score and a 2-0 Tiger lead.

The Tiger defense held Willamette without a shot attempt in the second half of play and also secured an 8-1 advantage in corner kicks for the game.

Emma Everts redirected a short cross from Sarah Evans through the hands of the Willamette keeper and into the back of the net. The 75th-minute goal ended the game's scoring and sealed Trinity's victory.

 

NOTABLES

The Tigers improve to 4-1-0 this season with three of the four wins coming with a shutout. Willamette falls to 1-3-0 with its third straight loss.

Lindsey Peng posted her third career multi-assist game, picking up assists on each of the first two goals in today's contest. She is now tied for the team lead with three assists total this season.

Paige Wallace recorded her second shutout of the season, facing just two total shots and only one shot on goal over 90 minutes.

Jessica Young picked up her first career goal and first career game-winner, breaking a scoreless tie with her header in the 28th minute.

Kristen Coniglione tied for the team lead with her second goal of the season shortly after halftime.

Two Tiger first-years produced a pair of firsts on the final score for Trinity. Emma Everts netted her first career goal, while Sarah Evans provided her first career assist.

 

UP NEXT

Trinity returns home Friday, September 20, for a non-conference matchup against Texas Lutheran University at 4:00 p.m.