RC Tops Shenandoah 2-0 on Senior Day

RC Tops Shenandoah 2-0 on Senior Day

The Basics

Score: Roanoke 2 | Shenandoah 0
Records: Roanoke 8-3-1, 5-0 ODAC  | Shenandoah 7-5, 2-2 ODAC
Location: Kerr Stadium | Salem, Va.

The Lead:  Goals by Laura Sullivan and Tori Young lifted Roanoke to a 2-0 win over Shenandoah on Senior Day to remain undefeated in conference play.

 How It Happened:

  • With 15 minutes left in the first-half, Sullivan found the back of the net with a header off of a perfectly placed corner kick by Emily Whitaker.
  • Roanoke extended their lead at the start of the second–half on a Young goal assisted by Ellie Schad.
  • Caroline Liebel made a great save on a point blank shot by Emily Yergin which would have brought the Hornets within one goal of tying the game with 30 minutes left in regulation.
  • Jessica Stuart just missed a goal when she hit the post on a shot attempt for the Hornets.
  • Liebel made three stops on the day for RC, while Kasey Richett and Charlotte Evans combined for six saves for SU.
  • The Maroons outshot the Hornets 15-8 on the day.



Next Up: Roanoke will host Washington and Lee at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday in a key ODAC match.