Nicholson Leads Diplomats Past Owls
LANCASTER, Pa.—For the second straight game, Carley Nicholson scored the lone goal, as Franklin & Marshall defeated Bryn Mawr 1-0 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action on Saturday. The win extends the Diplomats winning streak to four.
Nicholson scored her second goal of the season in the 60th minute, when she came down the right flank, took a cross from Alexa Yarish, and beat the goalkeeper on the far post from about eight yards out.
The Diplomats (4-2-1, 3-1 CC) controlled play throughout the contest, outshooting the Owls (5-3-1, 0-3-1 CC) 11-2 overall, and 7-0 in shots on goal. F&M also held a 6-0 advantage in corners.
Amanda McGowan posted her fourth straight shutout without needing to make a save. McGowan improved her record to 4-2-1.
Franklin & Marshall will be back on the field tomorrow, when they make the short trip along Route 30 to take on York College. Game time is 1 p.m.
Bryn Mawr (5-3-1, 0-3-1 CC) vs. F&M (4-2-1, 3-1 CC)
Date: Oct 1, 2011 Attendance: 89
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Bryn Mawr........... 0 0 - 0
F&M..................... 0 1 - 1
1. 59:05 F&M Carley Nicholson (2) (Alexa Yarish) - cross on ground from right shot to far post from center 8 yards out
Shots: Bryn Mawr 2, F&M 11
Saves: Bryn Mawr 6 (Rebecca Joseph 6), F&M 0