Philadelphia, Pa. (August 24, 2018)—The Mount St. Mary's women's soccer team saw Penn break open a close game with four goals in the final 10 minutes for a 5-0 win on Friday night. Mount goalkeeper Charlotte Elrod made four saves in the game.
The teams played to a scoreless first half with Penn (1-0) holding a 7-1 edge in shots. The Quakers opened the scoring when Sasha Stephens beat the Mount defender down the right wing and beat Elrod with a shot to the left corner. Looking to even the score, the Mount's Gianna Pomykacz had a nice scoring chance in the 64th minute, but saw her shot go just wide of the net.
Penn was able to break the game open with four goals over the final 10 minutes of the contest. Paige Howard tapped home a cross from Allie Trzaska to start the scoring run. Kelsey Andrews, Howard and Breukelen Woodward rounded out the scoring for Penn.
Jenna West had a pair of shots for to lead the Mount offense in the game. Overall, the Quakers held a 26-to-4 advantage in shots and a 9-1 edge in corner kicks. Penn goalkeeper Kitty Qu made one save to earn the shutout.
The Mount (0-3) returns to action on Friday, August 31, when Howard visits Waldron Family Stadium for the home opener. Kick-off is set for 4:00 p.m.