Pride Women Tame Lions, 8-0
from Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mercedes Fisher tallied three goals as the Greensboro College women’s soccer team tamed the Lions of John Wesley University Wednesday, 8-0.
The Pride struck for their first goal of the contest in the ninth minute Alexis Chase scored her 10th goal of the season off an assist from Mary Lowe.
After Katia Mezey extended the Greensboro lead to two goals with her second goal of the season, Fisher struck for her first goal of the afternoon in the 37th minute to push the Pride lead to 3-0.
Fisher then tallied her second goal just before halftime for her 14th goal of the season to give Greensboro a 4-0 lead at the intermission
Following the break, the Pride got goals from Madison Karch, Meredith Priest, Fisher and Lowe to secure the eight-goal victory.
“Today was a good win,” Head Coach Gus Mota said. “It was really good to see everyone contribute today.
“There is still a lot we need to work on and we are looking forward to getting back to practice tomorrow.”
Greensboro held a 21-1 shot advantage in the game, while placing 13 shots on goal. Marisa Camuto recorded the win in goal, while Kelsey Emrich played the final 45 minutes in goal.
The Pride women will return to action at 1 p.m. Sunday when they host the Battling Bishops of N.C. Wesleyan. For more information on Greensboro College women’s soccer, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.