WPI 5, Newbury 1
Boston, MA --- WPI junior Kristen Garza
(Kingston, MA), the Engineers' career goal-scoring leader, scored
two goals while assisting on two others to lead WPI to a 5-1
victory over Newbury in non-conference women's soccer action on
Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers move to 3-4 on the
season, while the Nighthawks drop to 1-1-2.
Garza put WPI on the board early, 10 minutes into the match, when she found the back of the net on a pass from senior Liz Schreiber (Ashfield, MA). Eight minutes later Garza found senior Stacey Rudolph (Somers,CT) for the Engineers second goal of the game.
WPI opened the second half the same way they did the first half. On a pass from freshman Lindsey Grasis (East Brookfield, MA) Garza scored her second goal of the game. The Engineers fourth goal of the contest was the reverse of their second as Garza found an open Grasis to give WPI the 4-0 lead. Sophomore Victoria Howland (Red Hook, NY) scored WPI’s fifth and final goal from classmate Hailey Taylor (Colusa, CA).
Junior Ashley Greene-Allen (Brockton, MA) scored the Nighthawks lone goal on a break-away late in the game from Jessica Graus (Rochester, NY).
WPI is back in action on Tuesday when they will travel west to face Westfield State at 7:00pm. Newbury will play next Saturday when they travel to Southern Vermont to face the Mountaineers.
Release Courtesy Lindsay Graham, Newbury Athletics