WILDER, Ky. - Ashley
Warndorf tied a school record with four goals Friday night as the
Northern Kentucky University women’s soccer team posted a
7-1 win over Concord (W. Va.) at the Town & Country Sports Complex.
Warndorf, a freshman
and a graduate of Oak Hills High School in Cincinnati, netted three
goals in the first half as NKU built a 4-0 lead. She tied the school
record of four goals eight minutes into the second half with a shot
that was assisted by Jeanna Goettelman.
enabled her to tie Betsy Moore (vs. Mercyhurst in 2000) and Tricia
Ruark (vs. Wheeling Jesuit in 2001) for the NKU single-game record
for goals scored.
Goettelman, Amy Law and Lauren Franzen also scored goals for
NKU, which bounced back from a season-opening loss against Lincoln
Memorial to even its record at 1-1. The Norse, ranked 20th in the
NCAA Division II poll, finished with a 32-6 advantage in shot attempts
and a 7-1 edge in corner kicks.
Warndorf gave NKU a
1-0 lead just 32 seconds into the contest by finishing off a cross
from Kristen Votapek past Concord goalie Sarah Coelho. The Norse
extended the advantage to 2-0 at the 5:05 mark when Warndorf found
the back of the net for her second goal.
Concord dropped to 1-2
with the setback. A year ago, NKU defeated Concord, 3-0, in the
first meeting between the two schools.
NKU begins Great Lakes
Valley Conference action next Friday at 5 p.m. with a home contest
against Kentucky Wesleyan at the Town & Country Sports Complex.