NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A breakaway, a penalty kick and a rebounded shot led the Yale women's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Holy Cross in non-league action Tuesday night in New Haven, Conn. With the win, Yale improves to 6-7-1, while the Crusaders fall to 3-9-2.
Yale scored just 12 minutes into the game when Mary Kubiuk took advantage of a breakaway to beat Holy Cross keeper, sophomore Ashlyn Angell (Raleigh, N.C.). The Bulldogs went up by two goals less than three minutes later when Enma Mullo converted a penalty kick for the goal. Holy Cross was able to fend off Yale's offensive attack for the remainder of the half, holding the Bulldogs to just five shots. Yale broke through again at the 67:04 mark in the second half when Juliann Jeffrey recovered a rebound and found the back of the net to secure the 3-0 win.
Angell recorded six saves, while Yale's goaltender Ayana Sumiyasu made two. The Crusaders were out-shot 16-2 and both teams committed 10 fouls.
Holy Cross will continue action on the road at Colgate on Friday, Oct. 22. The Patriot League match up is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m.