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Women's Soccer Falls in Season Finale to Roberts Wesleyan

Women's Soccer Senior Day vs. Roberts on April 30, 2021.
Women's Soccer Senior Day vs. Roberts on April 30, 2021.

The D'Youville women's soccer team wrapped up its 2021 spring slate of matches, falling 8-0 at Dobson Field to Roberts Wesleyan Friday evening. The contest also marked the final game in a D'Youville uniform for seniors Isabella Lucania, Cassie Brooks and Megan Taylor.

The home setback saw the Saints fall to 0-4 on the season, while the Redhawks improved to 4-0-1 overall.

The Redhawks wasted no time getting on the board as Olivia Grande found the back of the net just 32 seconds into the match. Morgan Razzano doubled Roberts Wesleyan's advantage 100 seconds later with the first of her two goals in the game.

The Redhawks scored four more times in the opening 45 minutes, including goals from Abigail Sindoni (25'), Razzano (27'), Sydney Regan (34'), and Shannon Cepiel (39').

Haley Cole and Ciarra Rudnick added a tally each in the second half, extending the Roberts lead.

Junior goalkeeper Laurie Poeller made nine saves in goal for D'Youville while Nicolette Knauf made one save for the Redhawks.

Notables - Maggie Leeds accounted for D'Youville's lone shot-on-goal in the game, coming in the 73rd minute ... The Redhawks dominated offensive play Friday evening, outshooting the Saints 28-1, including an 18-1 shots-on-goal advantage ... Roberts leads the all-time series by a 2-0 edge.