|Spring Arbor (Mich.) (9-1-0, 1-0-0 CL)||1||4||5|
|Saint Francis (Ind.) (6-4-0, 0-1-0 CL)||0||0||0|
|Fort Wayne, IN|
|1||33:00||Casandra Besteman (Spring Arbor (Mich.))|
|2||49:17||Bethany Balcer (Spring Arbor (Mich.))|
|2||67:26||Renee Broekhuizen (Spring Arbor (Mich.))|
|2||79:22||Kelly Hoffius (Spring Arbor (Mich.))|
|2||83:35||Kelly Hoffius (Spring Arbor (Mich.))|
|Spring Arbor (Mich.)||Indv. Leaders||Saint Francis (Ind.)|
|#19 Kelly Hoffius - 2||Goals||None|
|#4 Lauren Orr - 2||Assists||None|
|#13 Renee Broekhuizen - 5||Shots||None|
|None||Saves||#1 Sarah Lewis - 9|
|Spring Arbor (Mich.)||Team Statistics||Saint Francis (Ind.)|
|18 (15)||Shots (on goal)||0 (0)|
SPRING ARBOR, Mich. - The No.2 ranked Spring Arbor University women's soccer team opened Crossroads League play Saturday night with a 5-0 road win over the University of Saint Francis.
FINAL SCORE: #2 Spring Arbor 5, Saint Francis 0
LOCATION: Bishop D'Arcy Stadium | Fort Wayne, Ind.
RECORDS: Spring Arbor 9-0-1 (1-0-0 CL), Saint Francis 6-4-0 (0-1-0 CL)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The Cougars controlled play in the first half hitting multiple shots, but had a difficult time finding the back of the net.
- Junior midfielder Casandra Besteman scored the lone goal of the first half in the 33rd minute.
- The Cougars found their rhythm in the second half and three different players scored, including senior Kelly Hoffius. Playing in her first match of the season after suffering a preseason injury, Hoffius found the back of the net twice. Bethany Balcer and Renee Broekhuizen also added goals while junior Lauren Orr added two assists.
- Goalkeepers Ashley Timmons and Alison Keizer recorded the shutout.
The Cougars will host Indiana Wesleyan University (7-0-2, 0-0-1 CL) on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m.