Oct. 20, 2006
Baltimore, Md. - Two goals in the first half helped the Loyola College women's soccer team to stay undefeated in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and to a 2-0 victory over Fairfield Friday afternoon on Diane Geppi-Aikens Field. The Greyhounds to improve to 8-5-2 on the season and 6-0-0 in MAAC play. The Stags fell to 7-5-4 overall and 3-1-2 in the conference.
Loyola applied offensive pressure early, scoring the first goal in the 11th minute when Carolyn Kennington crossed the ball into the air from the top of the box drawing out Fairfield keeper Brett Maron. Senior Kaitlin Klar took Kennington's pass and put it in the back of the net for the 1-0 lead.
The Greyhounds continued to apply pressure and added an insurance goal at 35:39 when Loyola was awarded a penalty kick because Kennington was fouled inside the box. Courtney Arikian took the penalty kick and found the back of the net with ease for the 2-0 score.
The teams combined for nine shots in the second half but neither team registered a goal in the 2-0 Loyola win.
The `Hounds held a 15-7 advantage in shots, 8-2 in shots on goal and 6-4 in corner kicks.
Loyola keeper Brittany Henderson was credited with two saves in the shutout while Fairfield's Maron tallied six stops.
The Greyhounds hosts its final home game of the season Sunday, October 22 versus Iona at 1:00. Seniors Arikian, Klar, Kennington, Caitlin McCusker, Allie Hartrick and Katelyn Woods will be honored prior to the game.