SU roundup: Marymount shuts out Hornets in men’s soccer
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ARLINGTON — Host Marymount University scored three goals in each half on its way to a 6-0 non-league men’s soccer victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday.
The Saints (2-5) used two quick flurries to produce the offense they would need to down the Hornets (3-4).
In the first, Marymount scored its three goals in a span of 9:31 midway through the stanza.
In the second, the three goals came in a span of 12:15 to provide the final margin of victory.
The Saints scored the six goals on just 16 shots. In the first half, the two teams split 20 shots.
Marymount had a 2-1 advantage in corner kicks.
SU keeper Francisco Nolasco made five saves.
Shenandoah returns to Old Dominion Athletic Conference play on Friday night at 6 p.m. against Emory and Henry.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Homestanding Gettysburg College prevented Shenandoah from beginning a new volleyball winning streak by sweeping the Hornets 3-0 in non-league action Wednesday.
The Bullets (9-4) completed the sweep over the Hornets (8-4) by winning at 21, 16 and 16.
The win is the third straight for Gettysburg.
Senior Rachel Gross paced the visitors with nine kills, while Allie Pieper added five and Blake Parkes four.
Elizabeth Lamont and Rachel Cerretani led on defense with nine and seven digs, respectively.
Cerretani also had 21 of the Hornets’ 24 assists.
Shenandoah hosts Bridgewater on Friday at 7 p.m. in an ODAC contest.
WINCHESTER — Visiting Christopher Newport scored a pair of first-half goals on its way to a 3-0 non-conference women’s soccer victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday.
Playing for the first time as non-conference opponents, the Captains (4-1-2) scored in the 36th and 45th minutes to pull away from SU (1-5-1).
The win also comes in the first meeting between the two programs since Shenandoah captured the 2011 USA South Conference title with a 1-0 win over CNU in the USA South tournament championship game.
That contest was the Hornets’ last in the USA South, and Christopher Newport left the league one year later to join the Capital Athletic Conference.
Victoria Perry scored the game-winner for CNU when she took a through pass from Kimmy Kersteins and was able to redirect it around SU keeper Erin Septer.
The Captains added an insurance goal with 47 seconds to play in the first before Perry scored again, this time unassisted against backup goalkeeper Nicole Pratt, in the 65th minute.
Christopher Newport outshot Shenandoah 19-7 and had a 2-1 advantage in corner kicks.
Septer and Pratt combined to make 11 saves.
SU returns to ODAC play on Saturday with a 1 p.m. game against Sweet Briar.