Women’s Soccer Blanks Fontbonne in Wydown Showdown

Women’s Soccer Blanks Fontbonne in Wydown Showdown

Clayton, Mo. Oct. 4, 2016 – The No. 15-ranked Washington University in St. Louis women's soccer team rebounded its second loss of the season with a 2-0 win at Fontbonne University Tuesday in Clayton, Mo.

WashU improved to 8-2-1 with the win, while Fontbonne had its four-game win streak snapped and dropped to 6-5-1.

The Bears took the 1-0 lead in the 17th minute after WashU scored off a set piece. Senior Hannah Rosenberg sent a corner kick into the box that senior Katie Chandler volleyed home for the first goal of the match.

WashU had a 10-2 shot advantage in the opening half.

Junior Gillian Myers provided a spark off the bench and made it 2-0 in the 57th minute when she took a pass from freshman Jessie Rubin and finished with a left-footed shot to the far corner. The goal for Myers was her third of the season. 

WashU outshot Fontbonne 24-2 and had a 6-0 advantage in corner kicks.

Senior goalkeeper Lizzy Crist made one save in goal and picked up her 23rd career shutout, third most in school history.

WashU steps back into conference plan on Saturday, Oct. 8, against Emory University (7-3, 1-0 UAA). Game time is set for 11 a.m. at South Campus, located at 6501 Clayton Rd, Clayton, Mo. 63105. 

BEAR NOTEBOOK: WashU leads the all-time series with Fontbonne, 19-0, outscoring the Griffins 92-3 in the 19 games played … The goal scored for Chandler was the 28th of her career … Head coach Jim Conlon picked win No. 141 at WashU, tied for the most in school history … The game-winner for Chandler was the 10th of her career, ninth most in school history … The shutout for WashU was its eighth of the season.