Women's Soccer Rolls Past Iona 4-0 Thursday

Women's Soccer Rolls Past Iona 4-0 Thursday

The Central Connecticut women's soccer team earned its second win of the season 4-0 over Iona on Thursday night. Central entered halftime ahead by one with a goal from sophomore Roma McLaughlin. Freshman Giavanna Inzerillo scored her second goal of the season to open the second half and senior Allyson O'Rourke and sophomore Taylor Smith also added to the scoreboard. In her collegiate debut, freshman Caitlin Murphy posted a shutout.

GAME INFORMATION
Score: Central Connecticut 4, Iona 0
Records: Central Connecticut (2-2-1), Iona (1-4)
Location: CCSU Soccer Field – New Britain, CT

KEY MOMENTS

COACH QUOTE | POST GAME INTERVIEW
"It's important to be a good home team but you have to be able to win games on the road as well. Scoring goals and getting a shutout builds confidence and that's what we are looking to build off of."

NUMBER TO KNOW
19 – The Blue Devils took 19 shots against the Gaels.

NOTES

  • McLaughlin leads the Blue Devils with seven points (3g, 1a).
  • Inzerillo becomes the second player to score more than one goal this season.
  • Smith's header was her first collegiate goal.
  • Murphy recorded a shutout in her collegiate debut as goalkeeper.
  • The last time these two teams faced each other was Sept. 1, 2002 with CCSU prevailing 5-0.

UP NEXT
The women's soccer team plays its next six games on the road starting at Siena on Sunday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. The Blue Devils return to New Britain on Saturday, Oct. 6 when they host NEC opponent St. Francis Brooklyn.

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