Posted by Skidmore Athletics
UTICA - The Skidmore College women's soccer team rolled past Utica to a 5-0 win, Sunday afternoon at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium.
The Thoroughbreds improve to 10-4, while the Pioneers fall to 3-10.
Skidmore was in control from the start as Kelsey Yam '13 put home a rebound in the eighth minute for an early 1-0 lead. Abby Benton '12 made it a two goal lead in the 16th minute, scoring off a rebound for her second goal of the season.
With a 2-0 lead at half, the Thoroughbreds came out just as strong in the second half, putting up three goals in the period. Sarah LaBella '13 took a pass from Christine Bellotti '14 and chipped it in from 20 yards out in the 69th minute. At the 71:00 mark, Katie Rasche '12 put home her first collegiate goal with an assist from Elena Stansky '12 and Yam capped off the scoring with her second goal of the game, putting home a pass from Michelle Finan '13 in the 86th minute.
Meghan Sleezer '12 earned the win, facing no shots in the first half, while Gab Lawrence '14 played the second half and made four saves. Samantha Glockling finished with 12 saves for Utica.
Skidmore held a 27-4 advantage in shots.
The Thoroughbreds are at Clarkson on Oct. 22.