LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall Women's soccer team picked up their second win in a row defeating Alvernia 2-0 in non-conference soccer action Wednesday evening. Shelby Cummins kicked in both goals as the Diplomats improved to 2-1 on the season. Alvernia drops their second straight game, falling to 1-3 for the year.
The Diplomats got on board in the 58th minute as a scramble ensued in front of the Crusaders cage. Jen Korngut managed to play the ball a few feet to Cummins who found the back left corner of the net. Cummins struck again in 79th minute. She cashed in on a breakaway, shooting to the left corner.
F&M outshot the Crusaders 14-5 and kicked six corners to Alvernia's one.
Diplomats' Katie Golding improves to 2-1, picking up three saves in the contest. The Crusaders Kristen Kelley stopped five shots in taking the loss.
Franklin & Marshall returns to action Friday for the nightcap of the 2009 Kickoff Tournament. Game time is 7:30. Tournament information can be found by clicking here.
Alvernia (1-3) vs. Franklin & Marshall (2-1)
Goals by period 1 2 Tot
Alvernia............ 0 0 - 0
Franklin & Marshall. 0 2 - 2
1. 58:00 F&M Shelby Cummins (Jen Korngut) - scramble in front of the net
2. 79:10 F&M Shelby Cummins (3) (unassisted) - breakway tucked it in to the bottom left corner
Shots: Alvernia 5, Franklin & Marshall 14
Saves: Alvernia 5 (Kirsten Kelley 5), Franklin & Marshall 3 (Katie