Women’s soccer rolls past Mount Mary, 11-0

Emma Bisard

RICHMOND, Ind. – Five different players scored for the Quakers as the Earlham College women's soccer team posted an 11-0 win over visiting Mount Mary University, Saturday afternoon at Matlack-Messer Stadium.

Earlham improved to 6-2-0 overall with the victory. The Quakers also maintained their unblemished 4-0-0 mark at Matlack-Messer Stadium this season, and five-game home winning streak dating back to last season.

Sophomore midfielder Emma Bisard and sophomore forward Nicole Burkett each registered hat tricks against Mount Mary (1-6-0). First-year Grace Manning put the Quakers on the scoreboard with what proved to be the game-winning goal in the ninth minute, before back-to-back goals from Bisard (24th and 25th minutes) and Burkett (33rd and 35th minutes). Those efforts sent Earlham into the halftime intermission with a 5-0 lead.

In the second half, Manning tallied her second strike of the game in the 52nd minute, with first-year Tess Cunningham putting Earlham in front 7-0 with her goal in the 58th minute.

Eva Lyon put Earlham in front, 8-0, with her unassisted goal in the 64th minute, and Burkett completed the hat trick in the 66th minute to extend the Quakers' lead to 9-0. Bisard (77th minute) and first-year Yulie Spade (90th minute) capped the day's scoring for the Quakers.

First-year Micah Nicholson was not forced to make a single save over her 90 minutes in goal, while Mount Mary's Hannah Rose tallied 21 saves.

Earlham women's soccer continues its four-game homestand when it hosts MacMurray College on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 1:00 p.m. at Matlack-Messer Stadium.