Women’s soccer improves to 3-1-0 with victory over Illinois College

Eva Lyon

RICHMOND, Ind. – Three different players each added goals to lead Earlham College women's soccer to a 3-0 triumph over Illinois College, in a non-conference matchup on Saturday at Matlack-Messer Field.

First year Jenna Hoeh scored what would prove to be the game winner for Earlham in the 15th minute, finishing on a pass from Hannah Wallhausser. The Quakers doubled their lead to 2-0 in the 38th minute when first year Eva Lyon beat Illinois College keeper Charlotte Crofton.

The Quakers added an insurance goal in the 72nd minute when Nicole Burkett scored off an assist from Lyon.

Earlham outshot Illinois College, 21-3, and the Quakers had nine corner kick opportunities.

First year Mel Johnson played all 90 minutes in the Earlham goal, recording her second clean sheet in three starts.

Earlham women's soccer returns to action on Wednesday, Sept. 11, when it hosts Marietta College at 4:00 p.m. at Matlack-Messer Field.