Women's Soccer Sets New Win Record With Shutout at Baldwin Wallace

Maria Favorite (Photo Credit: JT Higgins)
Maria Favorite (Photo Credit: JT Higgins)

BEREA, Ohio – Mount Union's women's soccer team set a new school record for wins in a season with a 1-0 shutout of Baldwin Wallace in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Wednesday in Berea.

Kelsey Malenic's (Poland/Poland Seminary) goal led the Purple Raiders (12-5-1, 5-3 OAC) to the victory.

Baldwin Wallace falls to 13-5 overall and 4-4 in the conference.

After a scoreless first half, Malenic collected a rebound off a shot from sophomore Shannon Evans (Newbury/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) in the 76th minute.

Junior keeper Maria Favorite (Chesterland/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) earned her 10th shutout, tying the record set in 1996 by Kara Callahan.

Mount Union concludes regular season play Saturday, Nov. 2 at 3:30 pm against Heidelberg at Mount Union Stadium. Prior to the start of the game, the team will honor its seniors.

                          Soccer Game Summary (Final)
                        2013 Mount Union Women's Soccer
          Mount Union vs Baldwin Wallace (Oct 30, 2013 at Berea, Ohio)
 Mount Union (12-5-1, 5-3 OAC) vs. Baldwin Wallace (13-5, 4-4 OAC)
 Date: Oct 30, 2013  Attendance: 130
 Weather: 63 partly cloudy
 Goals by period       1  2  Tot
 Mount Union.........  0  1 -  1
 Baldwin Wallace.....  0  0 -  0
  1.  75:24 MTU Kelsey Malenic (2) (SHANNON EVANS) - goal off rebounded shot
 Shots: Mount Union 7, Baldwin Wallace 14
 Saves: Mount Union 5 (MARIA FAVORITE 5), Baldwin Wallace 3 (Emily
 Tallmadge 3)