Light attempts a shot against SJC
- Jayme Light scored a pair of goals to lead the Northern Kentucky
University women's soccer team to a 4-0 victory over Saint Joseph's
on Sunday at the Town & Country Sports Complex.
Amy Law added
a goal and two assists as the 11th-ranked Norse bounced back from
an upset loss to Indianapolis on Friday with a victory. NKU improved
to 3-1 overall, 1-1 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
NKU took a 1-0
lead seven minutes into the game when Amy Law received a pass from
Jeanna Goettelman on a breakaway and beat Saint Joseph's goalie
Katie Awerkamp with a shot from about 20 yards. At the 28:18 mark,
Light made it 2-0 by drilling a shot into the back of the net off
an assist from Ashley Warndorf.
Light, a junior
and a graduate of Colerain High School, gave NKU a 3-0 advantage
15 minutes into the second half by blasting a shot from the left
side of the field past Awerkamp and into the net in the right post.
Law and Brandi Doss each assisted that goal.
capped the scoring at the 81:31 mark by finishing with a goal that
was set up by Law and Jessica Gadd. NKU finished with a 26-12 advantage
in shots and an 8-2 edge in corner kicks.
Jenna Kramer recorded her third shutout of the season and had five
saves. Saint Joseph's - which lost twice to NKU last season by a
combined 13 goals - dropped to 0-4 overall, 0-2 in the GLVC.
NKU is now 49-2-4
against GLVC opponents at the Town & Country Sports Complex
since moving its home games to the Wilder facility in 1998. The
Norse have won nine consecutive games against the Pumas and lead
the all-time series with Saint Joseph's by a 9-1-1 margin.
only victory over NKU came in 1997, and the two teams played to
a 1-1 tie the following year.
NKU hits the
road for a pair of GLVC games next weekend, beginning with a Friday
night contest at Quincy.