Women’s Soccer Dominates on Senior Day for 7-0 Shutout Over Post

Women’s Soccer Dominates on Senior Day for 7-0 Shutout Over Post

PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's soccer team (5-6-1, 5-4-1 CACC) posted a 7-0 shutout victory over Post (3-8-2, 3-5-1 CACC) on Senior Day from Ravenhill Field. Before the game, the Rams honored their seven seniors: Jada Fields, Morgan Foster, Brooke Haden, Talia Marano, Katie Neveil, Tessa Nykanen and Erin Tinneny.

The seven goals are the most for Jefferson since 2013 when the Rams defeated Goldey-Beacom on Oct. 1, 2013 by a final of 8-0.

Jefferson moves to 13-3-2 all-time against Post including a perfect 8-0 home mark.

After a scoreless first half which saw the Rams put up 16 shots to Post's one, the Rams started their seven-goal run early in the second half.

Behind a flurry of 28 second-half shots, the Rams scored a season-high seven goals in the shutout.

Junior Alexa Karakitsios posted the first goal in the 49th minute on an assist from Neveil after Neveil played the ball up field before passing off the Karakitsios, 1-0.

In the 53rd minute, freshman Kelsey Butler earned an assist after making a pass from the goal line to junior Dena Noiseux for the score, 2-0.

Butler then assisted on freshman Ava Albergo's fourth goal of the campaign in the 61st minute. Butler again made a pass from the goal line across the box to Albergo who put in away at the far post in the upper 90, 3-0.

In the 75th minute, freshman Alesandra DiStefano scored her second of the season on a turnaround shot to put the Rams up 4-0.

Jefferson scored two goals in the 85th minute, both from freshman Gabielle Marra for her first two career goals. Marra scored the first on an assist from fellow freshman Jaimie McHugh. It came as Marra's first career goal/point and McHugh's first collegiate point. Marra added her second of the game and of her career 52 seconds later on a corner that Albergo played to her, 6-0.

Sophomore Meredith Lapen added the seventh and final goal in the 89th minute on a pass from Jaimie McHugh. It came as McHugh's second assist of the day and Lapen's first career goal.

Jefferson piled on 44 shots on the day to Post's four. The Rams also led corners 12-0.

Sophomore Danielle Samson (W, 3-0-0) earned the win after playing the final 45 minutes of play. Tinneny started and played the first half without facing a shot on goal.

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Jefferson Women's Soccer now travels to Molloy for a nonconference tilt on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.