Three First Half Goals Lead Blue Devils to 7-0-1 Northeast Conference Record
The Central Connecticut women's soccer team scored three times
in the first half on its way to a 3-1 victory on the road at Mount
St. Mary's on Sunday afternoon. The win moves the Blue Devils to
9-6-2 overall and 7-0-1 in Northeast Conference play. The victory
was the second straight for the Blue Devils and they are now 7-1-1
in their last nine games. Three different Blue Devils scored in
The Blue Devils scored three times in the first half to take control of the game from the start.
Ciara Crinion scored her first goal of the season at 18:36 to give the Blue Devils the 1-0 lead. Senior Brittany Emin crossed the ball to the middle where it was touched by sophomore Brittany Jackson to the front of the net for Crinion. She buried the shot for her first goal of the season and the 1-0 lead.
Jackson provided some offense again as Central extended its lead to 2-0 at 32:08. She scored her fourth goal of the season off assists from junior Beth Lloyd and senior Leah Blayney.
Blayney finished the scoring for the Blue Devils before halftime with her eighth goal of the season for the 3-0 lead at 33:47. She took a pass from junior Clio Tregear in the middle of the box and finished for the final goal of the game for CCSU.
The Mount added a goal in the 89th minute to avoid the shutout.
Senior goalkeeper Caity Casey made three saves in goal for CCSU and did not allow a goal. She played 76:33 of the 90 minutes on Sunday after posting a shutout at Monmouth on Friday afternoon.
Central outshot the Mount 22-13 in the game, including 11-5 in shots on goal.
CCSU returns to action on Friday hosting St. Francis (PA) at 3 p.m. They will finish out the regular season and celebrate Senior Day on Sunday, hosting Robert Morris at 1 p.m.