CHICAGO - Junior midfielders Nancy Schueth (Lincoln,
Neb./Saint Pius X) and Joanna Janulis (Bolingbrook, Ill./Benet Academy) as well
as freshman defender Molly Sheehan (Orland Park, Ill./Stagg) scored two goals apiece
as Saint Xavier University picked up an 8-0 victory over Calumet College of St.
Joseph (Ind.) in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) women's
soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field in
Chicago. Schueth also finished the game
with two assists, while senior midfielder Carey Brown (Des Plaines, Ill./Maine
West) added a goal and an assist toward the winning effort. With the win, the Cougars improve to 6-4 on
the season and stay perfect in the conference standings at 2-0.
the game's first goal in the fourth minute off an assist from senior forward
Kelly Steinhaus (Lemont, Ill./Lemont).
In the 20th minute, sophomore forward Elysha Peele (Tinley
Park, Ill./Andrew) would find the back of the net from 15 yards out off a pass
from Schueth. Schueth would score again
off a cross from senior defender Nikki Gendron (Rockford, Ill./Boylan Catholic)
just over seven minutes later. Brown and
Sheehan would both tally goals over the game's next 12 minutes to send SXU into
the half with a 5-0 lead.
In the 60th
minute, Janulis would notch her first goal of the game and follow that with
another just five minutes later. Sheehan
would wrap up the scoring surge in the 81st minute with a goal off a
breakaway set up by junior midfielder Lauren LaRoy (Orland Park,
Ill./Marist). Junior Sarah Schrader
(Metamora, Ill./Illinois Central College/Metamora) and freshman Anita Balciunas
(Brookfield, Ill./Riverside-Brookfield) split time in goal Wednesday each
playing a half and combining for three saves.
Saint Xavier (6-4-0
overall/2-0 CCAC) continues its home stand hosting CCAC foe Judson University
(Ill.) on Friday, October 1. The game is
scheduled for a 6 p.m. start at Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field.