PITTSBURGH, PA – La Roche women's soccer (1-1) earned their first win of the season with a 2-0 shutout at Chatham University (1-2).
It did not take long for the Lady Redhawks to get on the board and take control of the game. Senior striker Bethanie Moreschi drilled a shot past the Chatham defender at the 5:25 mark to take a 1-0 lead.
La Roche gained a two-goal advantage early in the second half when sophomore Nicole Ferraco deflected a shot off a Chatham defender and into the back of the net.
Moreschi and Ferraco scored goals and freshman Taylor Brannon recorded her first ever assist. Sophomore Alexandra Rogers led the Lady Redhawks with 5 shots, including 3 on net, and reserve strikers Shelby Novak and Taylor Breen added two apiece. Goalkeeper Destiney Davis made three saves to register the shutout.
La Roche dominated play and outshot the host Cougars 22-5. The Lady Redhawks also attempted nine more corner kicks than Chatham.
La Roche women's soccer will host Geneva College on Monday, September 10 at 4:00PM in an AMCC vs. PAC matchup.