Central, SC – Southern Wesleyan recorded their first shut out of the year in a 9-0 victory over Toccoa Falls on Monday evening.
The Warriors recorded 20 shots and 14 shots on goal in the 9-0 victory. Rachel Curtis led the field with six shots. Curtis, Ashley Romanowski, Chelsea Greene and Sarah Baldwin each recorded two shots on goal. Seven Warriors posted goals in the victory. Romanowski led the team with two assists in the non-conference win. Jen Golio and Caitlynn Nixon each recorded time in the goal for Southern Wesleyan.
Final: Southern Wesleyan 9, Toccoa Falls 0
Records: Southern Wesleyan (4-5) Toccoa Falls (2-8)
How It Happened
Southern Wesleyan took the first point of the game as the Toccoa Falls Screaming Eagles knocked the ball into their own net to put the Warriors up 1-0. The Warriors continued to pressure Toccoa Falls as Ashley Romanowski passed the ball to Rachel Curtis who took it to the net to give the Warriors a 2-0 advantage. A second own goal by the Screaming Eagles allowed the Warriors to take a 3-0 lead and then minutes later Ashley Romanowski scored to put Southern Wesleyan on top 4-0. Southern Wesleyan continued to pressure Toccoa Falls as Curtis passed the ball up to Makala Latsch who took it to the net to give the Warriors a 5-0 lead at half time.
The Warriors started strong in the second half as freshman Joy Namyst passed the ball up to senior Sarah Baldwin. Baldwin scored her career first goal off the pass to give the Warriors a 6-0 lead. Toccoa Falls stepped up to challenge, but Southern Wesleyan's defense kept the ball away from endangering the Warriors lead. Ashley Romanowshi took a corner kick after sixty minutes of play. Chelsea Greene took the corner kick by Romanowshi off her head to score her first career goal and give the Warriors a 7-0 lead. The Warriors continued to lead the field with goals by Ashton Irby and Joy Namyst to allow them to win the game 9-0.
Southern Wesleyan will next travel to Franklin Springs, GA as they take on the Emmanuel Lions at 5 p.m. on October 3 in Conference Carolinas action. They will return to Childs Field on October 6 as they take on the Limestone Saints at 3 p.m.