LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Bryn Mawr College soccer team registered a pair of first-half goals while holding Sweet Briar to only two shots all afternoon as the Owls blanked the Vixens, 2-0, in non-league action Saturday afternoon.
Bryn Mawr got on the board in the 6th minute when freshman Allegra Levy (pictured) found the back of the net. The play started with classmate Nina Bertolami servicing the ball behind the Vixen's defense. After taking controll of the ball, Levy sent a rocket of a shot from the right side of the 18 that took off to the left side of the goal for the eventual game winner.
The Owls controlled the tempo of the game and it wasn't long before they added their second goal of the game. In the 11th minute, freshman Hannah Broderick carried the ball to the outside of the 18 before sending a cross through the box. Freshman Caitlin Homstad leaped in the air and headed the cross past Sweet Briar's Katherine Tillson, who came out to challenge the ball.
Bryn Mawr continued to camp-out in their offensive side for the remainder of the first-half. The Owls mustered ten shots over the remainder of opening stanza, but were unable to capitalize.
The second-half saw Bryn Mawr once again dominate Sweet Briar by spending the majority of the half on the offensive. The Owls scattered nine shots while putting five on goal.
Both teams battled to a scoreless second-half with Bryn Mawr picking-up the 2-0 win, their second victory of the season.
Senior co-captain Rebecca Joseph picked-up her 5th career shutout and first of the season. Twelve different Owls combined for 27 shots with sophomore Marcela Dorfsman-Hopkins leading the way with five.
The Owls outshot Sweet Briar 27-2. Bryn Mawr recorded five corners.
Soccer is back to action when they continue their southern trip tomorrow when they play Randolph College at 2:00 pm.