WHEELING – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats made a goal in the 20th minute stand up as they defeated the Wheeling Jesuit Lady Cardinals by a 1-0 score today in Mountain East Conference action at Bishop Schmitt Field.
The shutout was the ninth of the season of the Lady 'Cats in 12 outings.
Marissa Zetty scored from the middle of the field with a shot that beat Wheeling Jesuit keeper Hannah Thompson on the left side of the net at the 20:03 mark in the first half.
Natalie Prater was credited with the assist on the lone goal of the game.
According to the Wheeling Jesuit statistics, Wesleyan was out shot by a 15-6 margin and was and trailed in shots-on-goal by a 6-2 margin.
Wesleyan keeper Chelsea Hubner (pictured) won her eighth game of the season as she stopped all six shots she faced.
Both teams were guilty of 10 fouls.
The loss dropped Wheeling Jesuit to 2-8-1 overall and 1-7-1 in the MEC.
Wesleyan improved to 8-0-3 overall and 7-0-3 in the MEC.
The win gave Wesleyan a season sweep over Wheeling Jesuit.
The Lady Bobcats will return to action this Sunday at home in a huge match-up with the University of Charleston Golden Eagles.
Charleston currently resides in first place in the conference while Wesleyan is in second.
Their game will be held at Culpepper Stadium and will start at 1 p.m.