Womens Soccer Downs Mustangs, 3-1

Womens Soccer Downs Mustangs, 3-1

LEICESTER, Mass.-  Becker College defeated Mount Ida College 3-1 in non-conference women's soccer action Saturday afternoon at Alumni field. The win lifts the Hawks record to 5-1 while the Mustangs fall to 1-2-4.

Becker got on the 3:55 into the game when Ciara McKissick (Charlton, Mass.) split the Mount Ida defenders with a pass to Lindsey Keith (Sutton, Mass.), who promptly laced a shot over the head of Kelsey Parkin (Standish, Maine.).  Sophomore Alison Mosdale (Marlborough, Conn.) gave the Hawks a 2-0 advantage in the 31st minute when she broke through the Mustangs defense, scoring from 20 yards out. The Hawks took a 3-0 lead into halftime when Maria Colon (Wharton, N.J.) tickled the twine on an assist from McKissick in the 43 minute.

Mount Ida avoided the shutout in the 84th minute on Isabelle Moody's (Naugatuck, Conn.) fifth goal of the season.

Rebecca Carkhuff (Amherst, Mass.) earned the victory after making three saves in 72:54 of action. Kelsey Parkin kept the Mustangs in the game with 12 saves.

Both teams return to the pitch on Thursday, September 24. Becker will travel to Anna Maria College for a 4:00 p.m. tilt while Mount Ida hosts Wheelock College at 7:00 p.m.