ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Mount Union women's soccer team snapped a two-game skid as they defeated Muskingum 4-0 in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday at Mount Union Stadium.
The Purple Raiders improve to 11-4-1 overall and 4-2-0 in the OAC while the Fighting Muskies fall to 8-6-2 overall and 1-5-0.
Sophomore Shannon Evans (Newbury/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) started the scoring when she put the Raiders on the board first in the sixth minute of play as she took a pass from Jessica Finkler (Brunswick/Holy Name). Gina Wall (Warren/Howland) would score again for Mount Union in the 20th minute, as the Raiders would take a 2-0 lead into the half.
Junior Nicole Moldovan (Cortland/Lakeview) netted the ball off a pass from Kelsey Malenic (Poland/Poland Seminary) in the 52nd minute to make it a 3-0 lead. It would be sophomore Megan Werner (Mentor/Lake Catholic) that would net her first goal of the season in the 72nd minute as the Raiders would go on to a 4-0 win.
The defense held the Fighting Muskies to only five shots, as junior keeper Maria Favorite (Chesterland/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) recorded her ninth shutout.
Mount Union next plays Saturday, Oct. 26 at 1 pm against Otterbein in an OAC matchup in Westerville.