Sept. 1, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass.- Siena's Kristen Turner scored two goals as the Holy Cross women's soccer team fell to Siena, 3-0 in non-conference action, on Friday night at Linda Johnson Smith Stadium. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 0-2-1 overall, while the Saints improve to 1-2-0 overall.
The Saints got on the board at the 9:38 mark when Madeline Rickard sent a long pass from midfield to Turner who then dove to the goal on a breakaway and knocked it by a charging junior goalie Jessica Pietrowicz (Worcester, Mass.), into left corner of the net.
In the second half, Turner scored her second goal of the game when she blasted a shot from outside the 18 into the left side of the net at the 49:54 mark. Siena then increased its lead to 3-0 when Erinn Flaherty received a pass from Susie Blaisdell and put it into the right side of the goal at 53:12.
Pietrowicz made one save in the first 60:14, while freshman Jessica Stone (Rockville, Md.) stopped two shots in the final 29:46. Siena's Patti Carroll earned the shutout with two saves. Siena had 14 shots, while the Crusaders had seven.
The Crusaders return to action when they host Boston College at Linda Johnson Smith Stadium on Sunday, September 3, at noon.