Dickinson Downs Franklin & Marshall 3-0 in Women's Soccer

LANCASTER, PA -- Jessica Griggs scored the first goal and assisted on the third as the Dickinson College Red Devils defeated Franklin & Marshall College 3-0 in Centennial Conference women's soccer action at Baker Campus.

The Red Devils wasted little time in scoring as Griggs rolled a shot into the goal off an assist from Lisa Nichols 4:19 into the game for the eventual game-winner as Dickinson carried a 1-0 lead into halftime.

Following the break, Martha Gidey headed in a corner kick by Courtney Scally at the 72:30 mark for an insurance goal. Abby Snyder tacked on another insurance score at 86:23 as she collected a Griggs' deflection and crossed a ball into the net for the 3-0 final.

In goal, Melissa Ruff (Sr., East Brunswick, NJ/East Brunswick) recorded nine saves for the Diplomats, while Dickinson's Alanna Schechtman made two saves.

Franklin & Marshall (4-6, 1-3 CC) will return to action on October 9 at home versus Ursinus College. Game time is set for noon.

Dickinson (6-5-1, 3-1 CC) 1-2 -- 3
Franklin & Marshall (4-6, 1-3 CC) 0-0 -- 0

Goals: DC - Jessica Griggs (Lisa Nichols), 4:19
DC - Martha Gidey (Courtney Scally), 72:30
DC - Abby Snyder (Jessica Griggs), 86:23

Saves: F&M - Melissa Ruff, 9 (90 minutes)
DC - Alanna Schechtman, 2 (90 minutes)

Shots: F&M 3, DC 18

Corners: F&M 2, DC 10

Fouls: F&M 4, DC 13