Lady Bobcats Roll Past Wheeling Jesuit in 5-1 Win

Lady Bobcats Roll Past Wheeling Jesuit in 5-1 Win

BUCKHANNON – Five different players managed to get into the scoring act for the No. 13 West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats tonight in their 5-1 victory over the visiting Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals in a Mountain East Conference showdown at Culpepper Stadium.

Emily Knight started the scoring spree in the 21st minute when she played a ball from Carolyn Saulle and found the back of the net.

In the 35th minute, Carolyn Saulle earned another assist after she played another pass in front of the net, this time Madison LaPole tallied the goal to give Wesleyan a 2-0 lead.

It took Amy Stewart just 2 ½ minutes into the second half to find the net to increase the Wesleyan lead to 3-0.

Haelly Ramirez was credited with the assist.

A minute later, Jenny Soegaard scored Wheeling Jesuit's lone goal of the game.

Ramirez scored on a header after a pass from Natalie Prater in the 49th minute to give Wesleyan a 4-1 lead.

Audrey Barber (pictured) capped off the scoring in the 66th minute when she dribbled around a few Wheeling Jesuit defenders and scored after a wide open look at the net.

Wesleyan held an 18-14 margin in shots and a 13-7 lead in shots-on-goal.

Ashlee Schumacher and Chelsea Hubner split time in the net again for Wesleyan

Schumacher played the first 45 minutes and turned away two shots while Huber manned the net the second half and turned away four shots.

Wesleyan was guilty of 15 fouls while Wheeling Jesuit was called for 10.

Wheeling Jesuit fell to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the MEC.

Wesleyan improved to 7-0-1 overall and 6-0 in the MEC.

The Lady Bobcats will return to action this Wednesday on the road when they play the University of Charleston in a conference contest.

The game will begin at 4 p.m.

 

(Photo courtesy of Peter Galarneau Jr.)