Holy Cross Dominates Georgetown

Oct. 17, 2004

Washington, D.C. - Tara Welch (New Boston, N.H.) and Jenna Cook (Walpole, Mass.) both scored two goals to lead Holy Cross to a 5-0 win over Georgetown University in a non-conference game on Sunday afternoon at Kehoe Field. With the win, the Crusaders snap a two-game losing streak and improve to 8-6-0. The Hoyas fall to 3-12 on the season. Welch scored her 10th goal of the season and put the Crusaders up 1-0 when she beat Georgetown goalkeeper Abby Winer at the 21:26 mark in the first after a pass from senior Christina Zorzi (Barre, Vt.). The Crusaders outshot the Hoyas 9-1 in the first and dominated with an 8-0 advantage on penalty corners, going into the half with the one-goal lead.

Holy Cross then took a 2-0 lead in the second stanza when Cook scored off of another Zorzi pass at the 50:18 mark. Just over a minute later, the flood gates opened for the Crusaders, who strung 3 goals together in the final 15 minutes of play. Welch tallied her second score of the day on an unassisted effort to give the visitors a 3-0 cushion. Cook then notched her 9th goal of the season off a pass from senior co-captain Cat Kerman (Glens Falls, N.Y.) in the 63rd minute, and freshman Sarah O'Coin (Worcester, Mass.) rounded out the Crusader scoring with her first collegiate tally, for the 5-0 win.

Holy Cross peppered Winer and second-string goalie Caitlyn Faller with 18 shots on the afternoon, while the Crusader defense held the Hoyas to just one shot, helping Sony Kuhn to her 6th shutout.

The Crusaders next take the field on Saturday, October 23rd when they host Lafayette in a crucial Patriot League contest. Game time is 1:00 p.m.