Freshman Scores Twice In Xavier Women's Soccer Victory

Sophomore Sara Doutt scored one of Xavier's four goals on the night.

Sophomore Sara Doutt scored one of Xavier's four goals on the night.

Oct. 13, 2006

Final Stats

Xavier freshman Brittany Green scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, as the Musketeer women's soccer team defeated the visiting Saint Louis Billikens 4-3 on Friday night at the Xavier University Soccer Complex.

Xavier raised its record to 1-3 in the Atlantic 10 Conference and 6-8 overall, while Saint Louis fell to 2-2 in the Atlantic 10 and 7-3-2 overall. Xavier, which is 6-0 at home this season, won for the eighth straight time at home dating back to last season.

Saint Louis struck first in the match just 8:33 into the action as Dee Guempel took a volley from Julia Brandenberg and nailed a shot from 15 yards out.

Xavier answered the SLU goal less than five minutes later as junior Allison Osborne collected a deflected shot and punched it into the back of the net from five yards out to tie the score at 1-1 at the 13:13 mark. Sophomore Carissa Gilbert earned an assist on the play.

The Musketeers took their first lead of the match at 15:31 when sophomore Sara Doutt scored on a header off a long cross and assist from sophomore Melissa Zimmerman. XU extended the lead to two goals at 3-1 as freshman Brittany Green found the net from five yards out at 24:11. Senior Angie Scarlato set up Green with a long cross and earned an assist on the play. Green's goal was the third of three unanswered goals by the Musketeers over an 11-minute stretch.

The Billikens cut the XU advantage in half before halftime when Lauren Bozesky scored at the 41:51 mark. Xavier took a 3-2 advantage into the locker room at halftime.

Saint Louis wasted little time in scoring the game-tying goal in the second half, with Kelly Waeckerle finding the back of the net from 10 yards out at 49:04.



Green scored what proved to be the game-winner at 60:40 as she drilled a free kick from just outside the box and over the outstretched arms of Saint Louis goalkeeper Hannah Koesterer.

Xavier got plenty of big performances tonight, including a career-high 11 save performance from freshman goalkeeper Kelly Farrell.

Xavier is home again on Sunday to host Atlantic 10 Conference foe Duquesne at 1 p.m.