The Central Connecticut women's soccer team took down the Terriers of St. Francis Brooklyn 4-0 on Sunday afternoon. Senior Emily Hogan led the Blue Devils offense with two goals. Central's defense held the Terriers to just two shots on the game and recorded its third shutout of the season.
Score: Central Connecticut 4, St. Francis Brooklyn 0
Records: Central Connecticut (4-4-4, 2-1-1 NEC), St. Francis Brooklyn (0-11-0, 0-4-0 NEC)
Location: CCSU Soccer Field – New Britain, CT
COACH QUOTE | FULL INTERVIEW
"The first half was very impressive. We made a lot of chances in the second half too, we just weren't as clinical. You always want to score, but as a coach you're looking for your team to make chances and we did that today."
- Senior Yo Tachibana passed to junior Erica Bardes running up the sideline. Bardes crossed the ball to find classmate Jenna Rae Covello cutting in the box, to open scoring (5:50).
- Senior Emily Hogan battled two Brooklyn defenders in the box to score her first goal of the game (27:23).
- Bardes recorded her second assist of the evening hitting senior Allyson O'Rourke in the box, who sent the ball just past the keeper (30:53).
- Hogan closed the half with a header off a corner kick from senior Shauny Alterisio to put CCSU ahead 4-0 (38:59).
- The Blue Devils held the Terriers to just two shots on the game.
NUMBER TO KNOW
10 - After scoring two goals today, Emily Hogan becomes the 10th Blue Devil to score this season.
- This is the first year for the women's soccer program at St. Francis Brooklyn marking the first-ever matchup between the Blue Devils and Terriers.
- Emily Hogan scored her first two goals of the season becoming the 10th Blue Devil to score this year. Six Central players have scored two or more goals this season.
- Erica Bardes recorded two assists in today's match. She leads the team with seven.
- Megan Keleher saw action in the net for the first time this year.
Women's soccer hosts Wagner on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. then gets a week off before playing LIU on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. in New Britain, CT.