Mickelson, Ridderhoff Find Net in 2-0 Win at Rose-Hulman

Mickelson, Ridderhoff Find Net in 2-0 Win at Rose-Hulman

Terre Haute, Ind., Sept. 23, 2016 – The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's soccer team scored a goal in each half as the Bears posted a 2-0 win at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Friday in Terre Haute, Ind.

WashU improved its overall record to 6-1-1, while Rose-Hulman fell to 5-4.

WashU controlled play in the first half outshooting Rose-Hulman 12-2. The Bears first opportunity came in the 25th minute when freshman Jesse Rubin clanked a shot off the post.

Rubin was involved in the first goal of the game just before half in the 42nd minute. Rubin's shot was blocked, but sophomore Jessica Ridderhoff scored off the rebound to make it 1-0.

The Bears made it 2-0 in the 59th minute after sophomore Marina Alisio sent a pass from the left side that junior Rachel Mickelson finished into the back of the net for the second goal of the contest.

WashU outshot Rose-Hulman 23-5 and had a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Senior Lizzy Crist returned to goal for WashU and posted a shutout making one save.

WashU continues its six-game road trip at Webster University on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at St. Louis Soccer Park.

BEAR NOTEBOOK: This was the first meeting between the two teams … Crist moved into a tie for fourth all-time in school history with her 22nd career shutout … The Bears have outscored their opponents 19-1 this season … Head coach Jim Conlon picked up win number 139 at WashU, three shy of the all-time wins mark.