LANCASTER, Pa. - Ursinus defeated Franklin & Marshall 3-0 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action Saturday afternoon at Tylus Field. The Bears (3-2) outshot F&M 10-1 while the Diplomats (2-5) were unable to get any offense generated.
The Bears got on the board in the 12th minute when Cecilia Mansson dribbled between two defenders and chipped the ball to the back left corner of the net. Ursinus struck again when Natalie Massari found Leah Shaw for the one-timer.
Megan Ascanio tallied the third goal for the Bears. Ascanio took the ball of an awkward bounce in the box for the score in the 74th minute.
Justine Harvey picks up the win for Ursinus. Harvey (3-2) stopped one shot in the game. The Diplomats Katie Golding takes the loss. Golding (2-5) had six blocks.
Franklin & Marshall returns to action September 23rd when they host Eastern. Game time is set for 5:00 pm.
Ursinus (3-2) vs. Franklin & Marshall (2-5)
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Ursinus............. 2 1 - 3
Franklin & Marshall. 0 0 - 0
1. 12:33 UC Cecilia Mansson (unassisted) - dribble between two defenders into the box and beat the keeper.
2. 36:51 UC Leah Shaw (Natalie Massari) - pass into the box and beat the defender for a low shot to the near pos
3. 74:32 UC Megan Ascanio (unassisted) - awkward bounce in the box, misjudged by keeper.
Shots: Ursinus 10, Franklin & Marshall 1
Saves: Ursinus 1 (Justine Harvey 1), Franklin & Marshall 6 (Katie