WORCESTER, Mass. – Senior Sara Richard (Newburyport, Mass.) scored two goals Tuesday night to lead the Worcester State College women’s soccer team to a 3-0 non-conference victory over Plymouth State University.
Richard scored for the Lancers 13 minutes into the game on a penalty kick, and the hosts maintained the 1-0 advantage throughout the first half. Freshman Lauren Cush (Hudson, Mass.) scored to give Worcester State a two-goal lead 15 minutes into the second half, and Richard added an insurance goal four minutes later.
WSC finished with a 9-6 advantage in shots on goal. Lancers keeper Kim Massa (Westford, Mass.) recorded the shutout with a three-save effort. PSU junior Hayley Quinones (Waitsfield, Vt.) made two saves before giving way to classmate Beth McAloon (Bedford, N.H.) for the final 17 minutes.
Plymouth State, 5-3-0, returns home to host Colby-Sawyer Thursday at Panther Field (4:00 p.m.). Worcester State, 5-2-1, plays again Sunday at Tufts (2:00 p.m.).
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