Rachel Morrison's Goal Lifts Soccer to 3-2 Win over Robert Morris, Improves to 2-0
|Youngstown State (2-0)||1||2||3|
|Robert Morris (0-3)||1||1||2|
|1st - 13:38||ARMSTRONG, Cara (Youngstown State)|
|1st - 25:03||SULKOWSKI, Lauren (Robert Morris)|
|2nd - 55:13||HANEY, Chelsey (Youngstown State)|
|2nd - 64:22||SARSFIELD, Alexa (Robert Morris)|
|2nd - 64:34||MORRISON, Rachel (Youngstown State)|
|Youngstown State||Robert Morris|
3 Players (#3, #11, #21 - 1)
A: 2 Players (#8, #13 - 1)
Sh: 2 Players (#3, #5 - 4)
2 Players (#4, #10 - 1)
Sh: 2 Players (#3, #12 - 2)
Sv: SCHOENECKER, Rebekah - 3
|TEAM STATISTICS||Youngstown State||Robert Morris|
|Shots (on goal)||13 (9)||7 (2)|
Moon Township, Pa. -- Junior Rachel Morrison scored her first career goal just 12 seconds after Robert Morris knotted the match at 2-2 and lifted the Youngstown State women's soccer team to a 3-2 victory over the Colonials on Friday evening.
With the win, the Guins improve to 2-0 for the first time since 1999, while Robert Morris falls to 0-3.
Sophomore Cara Armstrong gave the Guins a 1-0 lead at the 13:38 mark after blasting a shot into the upper right corner of the goal from a pass from junior Allison Ludwig. It marked Armstrong's first career goal.
Robert Morris tied the game at 1-1 at the 25:03 mark when a shot by RMU's Lauren Sulkowski bounced past YSU goalkeeper Ali Viola.
The Colonials tied the match at 2-2 when Alex Sarsfield lauched a 45-yard shot over Viola's head and into the net with at the 64:22 mark.
Morrison took the ensuing kickoff and dribbled through the Colonials defense and buried the game-winning goal at the 64:34 mark of the second half.
The Guins host Buffalo, Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the 2012 home opener at 3 p.m. at Stambaugh Stadium.