RC Earns Key ODAC Road Win at Bridgewater

Emma Clark
Emma Clark

The Basics

Score: Roanoke 1, Bridgewater 0
Records: Roanoke 10-3 / 4-3 ODAC | Bridgewater 8-8 / 4-4 ODAC
Location: Bridgewater, Va.

The Lead: Roanoke scored a key ODAC road win over Bridgewater on Thursday behind a goal from Claudia Roncone and key save in the final minutes by Emma Clark.

How it Happened

  • Just over 25 minutes into the game, Roncone collected a loose ball and was able to move in on BC keeper Ali Bishop and score what would prove to be the lone goal of the game.
  • RC had a chance to pad its lead at the 52:19 mark but BC's Claire Ashley made a defensive save on an Emilee Wooten shot to keep it a one-goal game.
  • With just under two minutes left in the game, the Eagles were awarded a penalty stroke but Clark was able to turn away Kelsey Hicks' shot and preserve the Maroon win.
  • RC held a 10-4 in shots and 11-5 in penalty corners.
  • Clark made two saves for RC, while Bishop had five for the Eagles. 

Up Next: RC closes out its regular season on Saturday when it hosts Eastern Mennonite at 1:00 p.m.