Women's Soccer Remain Undefeated in OAC With Victory in Wilmington

Carolyn Balzano (Photo Credit: JT Higgins)
Carolyn Balzano (Photo Credit: JT Higgins)

WILMINGTON, Ohio -- Carolyn Balzano's (Poland/ Poland Seminary) solo goal led the Purple Raiders to a 1-0 victory in an Ohio Athletic Conference match-up against Wilmington on Saturday night.

The Raiders improve to 10-2-1 and 3-0-0 overall in the OAC, while the Quakers fall to 8-4-1 and 2-1-0 in OAC action.

Mount Union was only able to generate two shots overall, with Balzano netting the ball off a pass from sophomore Shannon Evans (Newbury/ Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) in the 36th minute.

Junior goalkeeper Maria Favorite (Chesterland/ Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) had seven saves on the night, after facing 17 shots from the Quakers, earning her, and the Raiders defense their eighth shutout on the season.

The Purple Raiders travel to University Heights, when they face-off against John Carroll at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16.


                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)
                        2013 Mount Union Women's Soccer
           Mount Union vs Wilmington (Oct 12, 2013 at Wilmington, OH)
 Mount Union (10-2, 3-0 OAC) vs. Wilmington (8-4-1, 2-1 OAC)
 Date: Oct 12, 2013  Attendance: 105
 Goals by period       1  2  Tot
 Mount Union.........  1  0 -  1
 Wilmington..........  0  0 -  0
  1.  35:06 MTU Carolyn Balzano (Shannon Evans)
 Shots: Mount Union 2, Wilmington 17
 Saves: Mount Union 7 (Maria Favorite 7), Wilmington 1 (Grace Hignite