Van Aken Leads Haverford Past Diplomats
HAVERFORD, Pa. - Katie Van Aken scored twice, including one in each half to lead Haverford over Franklin & Marshall 2-0 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action on Saturday.
Van Aken started the scoring in the ninth minute and added another in the 52nd minute to help the Fords (6-8, 3-3 CC) post their sixth straight win over the Diplomats (8-4, 4-3 CC).
Lindsey Festa recorded the shutout for Haverford, while Erin Roy tallied six saves in the loss.
Annie Turner connected with Van Aken in the middle of the box from six yards out off a corner kick at the 8:58 mark for a 1-0 lead.
The Fords took the lead into halftime and Van Aken struck again six minutes, 18 seconds after the second-half whistle with an unassisted goal to put Haverford up for good.
F&M returns to action on Wednesday night against Dickinson, beginning at 7 p.m.