CHARLESTON – Two second-half goals lifted the No. 11 West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats to a 2-0 victory over the University of Charleston Golden Eagles Wednesday afternoon in Mountain East Conference action.
Following a scoreless first-half, Audrey Barber (pictured) scored the games' first goal just two minutes into the second half.
Marissa Zetty was credited with the assist.
Wesleyan's midfield and defense put a total lockdown on the Charleston offense as they managed just two shots overall and one shot on goal.
Ashlee Schumacher played all 90 minutes in the net for the shutout win. She improved her record to 6-0-1 on the season.
It was the sixth shutout of the year for Wesleyan.
"Our defense was stellar and our second half was pretty much flawless," remaarked head coach Patrick Holguin.
Wesleyan tallied 14 shots and put 10 on goal.
Both teams were guilty of just three fouls and no yellow cards were issued.
The loss dropped Charleston to 3-3-3 overall and 2-2-3 in the MEC.
Wesleyan improved to 8-0-1 overall and 7-0 in the MEC.
The Lady Bobcats will return stay on the road this Saturday for a showdown with Fairmont State.
The MEC clash will begin at 7 p.m.