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Saints Pick Up First Conference Win Against Griffins

Saints Pick Up First Conference Win Against Griffins

ARLINGTON, Va. - MU women's soccer put together a strong performance on both ends of the pitch to pick up their first Atlantic East victory against the Griffins of Gwynedd-Mercy.

The win puts the Saints at an overall record of 4-6-2, 1-1 in conference play. 

Notable

  • Ariana Adamson sank the first goal of her collegiate career in the contest. 
  • Laney Placido notched her sixth goal of the season in the match. 
  • Breanna Harkins put together another strong performance on the field, notching a goal on two shots. 
  • Aly Chirino had two assists. 
  • In goal, Hannah Mockenhaupt put together her third shutout of the season. 

How It Happened

  • The Saints scored first in the 23rd minute of the match, with Chirino knocking the ball to Harkins who took advantage of the opportunity to put MU up 1-0. 
  • Placido gave the ball to Adamson, who quickly sank a strong shot to give the Saints a quick 2-0 advantage in the first half of play. 
  • In the second half, Placido was able to knock in her sixth goal of the year in the 61st minute. The assist was credited to Chirino again. 

Up Next

  • The Saints host Centenary (N.J.) for another conference matchup on Saturday, Oct. 8th with kickoff set for 1:00 PM. Marymount will celebrate its senior before the start of play. 
  • MU will hit non-conference play next Tuesday, Oct. 11, going on the road to Widener for a 6 PM kickoff. 

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