Women's Soccer Team Records First Win In Impressive Fashion
Sept. 9, 2007
STILLWATER, Okla. -
The Xavier captains led the way early in today's victory. Xavier jumped out quickly as tri-captain Allison Osborne scored just 7:54 into the match. She was set up on the play with assists from Ali Nellis and fellow tri-captain Jillian Chuck. XU added a second goal at 36:39 as the third of XU's tri-captains, Karin Martini, scored off an assist from Sara Schmidt. XU led 2-0 at halftime.
Oral Roberts cut the Xavier lead in half less than a minute into the second half with a goal at 45:42. XU answered at 52:45 as Carlyanne Wenzel found the back of the net off a second assist of the game from Schmidt. XU led 3-1 and never looked back.
Xavier added a pair of insurance goals to solidify the final. Melissa Zimmerman scored off a feed from Brittany Green at 68:54 and Shannon Chambers scored off a pass from Kaitlyn McGoldrick at 86:30 to close out the day's scoring.
The five goals by Xavier were the most by a Xavier team since XU defeated
XU raised its record to 1-4 with the win, while ORU fell to 1-3 with the loss.
With the win, XU snapped a 14-game road losing streak. XU's last road win was a 3-2 win at St. Bonaventure on October 23, 2005.
Xavier hits the road again next weekend with matches at