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Women's Soccer Tops Iona, 2-1

Freshman Carolyn Kennington leads the Greyhounds with six goals so far this season.
Freshman Carolyn Kennington leads the Greyhounds with six goals so far this season.

Oct. 12, 2003

Box Score

New Rochelle, NY- The Loyola College women's soccer team picked up their second Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference win of the weekend with a 2-1 win over Iona. The Greyhounds imporve to 5-6-1 and stay undefeated in MAAC play at 3-0-1. The Gaels fall to 1-10-2 overall and 0-3-1 in the MAAC.

Loyola scored both of its goals in the first half. Junior Jeanetta McGettigan tallied her second goal of the year in the 24th minute. McGettigan headed in a crossing pass from sophomore Ashley Kramer at 24:31. Loyola took a two-goal lead less than two minutes later on freshman Carolyn Kennington's team-leading sixth goal of the year. Kennington scored on a one-on-one situation with Iona goalkeeper Ticiana DiCarlo. Loyola out shot Iona, 15-3, in the first half.

The Gaels cut the Greyhound lead to one-goal in the 66th minute with freshman Rosamaria Iacono's first collegiate goal after lobbing a shot over the head of Loyola netminder Erica Niemann.

Niemann had three saves in the win while DiCarlo stopped a career-high 13 shots in the loss. Loyola out shot Iona 21-11 for the game.

The Greyhounds will next travel to Pennsylvania for a non-conference match-up with the Quakers on Oct. 15, 2003 before hosting MAAC opponents Manhattan and Saint Peter's on Oct. 17 and 19 respectively.



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