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Women's Soccer Defeats MacMurray 3-0, Led by Pflum, Joy

Women's Soccer Defeats MacMurray 3-0, Led by Pflum, Joy

SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's soccer team (2-2) moved to .500 on the season with a solid performance over MacMurray (1-2) and showing up the men's team who won 2-0 just before them by winning 3-0. The Pomeroys were led by Sophomore Alexis Pflum (two goals, assists by Shelby Joy and Alicia Lombardo) and Shelby Joy (assist by Kortney Buckley).

The Highlights 
  • SMWC started the scoring with a goal by Alexis Pflum (assist Shelby Joy) at 13:52.
  • MacMurray then took six shots throughout the first half but were unable to score
  • The second SMWC goal came from Shelby Joy with an assist by Kortney Buckley in the 66th minute.
  • Alexis Pflum netted her second goal (assist Alicia Lombardo) and put the match squarely out of reach with a goal in the 76th minute

By the Numbers
  • This was the first time in school history that both the men's and women's team have won at home on the same day
  • Both teams played a fair game with neither side receiving discipline
  • MacMurray outshot SMWC 10-9 but were unable to score a single goal with GK Megan Benefiel making 5 saves
  • Alexis Pflum continues to lead the team with 5 goals on the season

What's Next?

The women's team will play again on Saturday, September 14th at 2:30 P.M. ET when they host Defiance College. Women's soccer will also be playing Andrews College on Sunday, September 15th at 2:00 P.M.

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