Courtesy of Wes Gullett Greensboro College SID:
Pride Women Start Season 2-0 With Blanking Of Wesleyan College
GREENSBORO, NC – The Greensboro College women’s soccer team continued their dominance to open the season on Saturday afternoon. The Pride welcomed the Wolves of Wesleyan College to town and came away with a 6-0 victory.
Lauren Greeson opened the scoring for the Pride just over five minutes into the game to give Greensboro an early, 1-0, lead.
Over the next fifteen minutes of play, Greeson recorded another goal while Samara Alba provided two goals of her own to send the Pride into the break with a 4-0 lead.
Coming out of the intermission period, the Wolves were able to keep Greensboro off the board before Megan Cole placed a shot into the top left corner of the net off a beautiful cross from Melanie Raton to make the score 5-0.
Greensboro then got their final goal of the afternoon off the foot of Amanda Foley to seal 6-0 victory.
The Pride held a 22-4 advantage in the shot category with 12 of them coming on frame.
Brittany Morrison (2-0) picked up the win in goal while making two saves.
“I think we battled hard the entire game,” stated Head Coach Gus Mota following the victory. “This was a big team effort and we are able to continue plucking away. I am extremely happy for the ladies to start the season 2-0.”
With the win, the Pride women are a perfect 2-0 on the season. The Pride will return to the field on Wednesday afternoon against Coker College. The game is set to get underway at 4:00 PM. The game will be played at Bryan Park. For the latest on Pride athletics, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesprots.com.