WILMINGTON, Ohio—Mount Union senior Carolyn Balzano recorded two goals and her 25th career assist, which broke the team's individual career assist record, in Saturday evening's 3-2 win over Ohio Athletic Conference opponent Wilmington.
Jill Martin, who played on the women's soccer team from 1988-91, held the team's individual assist record for the last 25 years, which she set at 24. Balzano's (Poland/Poland Seminary) assist was also her 10th of the season, which tops the OAC.
In addition, sophomore Nicole Lanese (Macedonia/Nordonia) notched her 17th goal of the season, which is tied for leading the conference. It also puts her in fifth place for number of goals scored by an individual in a season at Mount Union.
The Purple Raiders advance to 8-6-2 on the season and 4-1-2 in the OAC, while Wilmington falls to 5-6-4 and 0-5-2 in conference play.
With this win, Mount Union officially clinched a spot in the OAC Tournament, which will be the team's 9th ever appearance and the first since 2014.