The women’s soccer team split two Atlantic10 home matches over the weekend to end its tough season with an overall record of 3-15-1.
GW sophomore Tiffany Williams shined over the weekend, giving the team much to look forward to in the future. Williams scored three goals over the two-game span while senior Katy McQuillin scored a goal in her final match at GW.
The Colonial women finished the season with a 3-7-1 record in the A-10.
GW 3, Temple 0
Sunday, Oct. 31
The Colonial women released their season long frustration on Temple (6-10-2, 3-7-1 A-10), dominating the Lady Owls 3-0.
The GW offense produced a season-high 21 shots in the contest, and the defense made it easy for sophomore goalkeeper Shannon Ashfield, who did not have to make a save. The shutout was Ashfield’s third of the season.
Freshman Pra Patamasucon scored an unassisted goal in the 36th minute to put GW ahead for good. The goal was the first of her GW career. Williams scored her only goal of the game in the 67th minute when she scored on a pass from freshman Caroline Donaghue. Willams finished the season as the team’s leading scorer with five goals and two assists, while Donaghue finished the season with a team-high four assists.
In the 82nd minute, McQuillin scored her third goal of the season on a pass from sophomore Erin Coppedge. McQuillin’s goal ties her for 15th among all-time GW scorers with 34 points.
St. Joseph’s 4, GW 2
Friday, Oct. 29
GW lost 4-2 to St. Joseph’s (9-7-1, 4-5-1 A-10) at South Riding Field Friday despite a strong performance by Williams.
Williams kicked home two goals in the contest, including the first of the game in the 8th minute. The goal came when McQuillin passed to Williams, who shot it past St. Joseph’s goalkeeper Colleen Corcoran. GW continued to dominate the play until the Lady Hawks struck twice late in the first half. St. Joseph’s Ellen-Carine Stenrud tallied the first of her five points on the day in the 33rd minute. Stenrud scored an unassisted goal, beating Ashfield, and then assisted on Kim Miller’s goal in the 36th minute.
Stenrud’s strong play continued right into the second half as she scored her second goal of the game in the 41st minute, with the assist going to Mindy Spellman. Williams and GW were not going down without a fight as the sophomore cut the Colonial women’s deficit to 3-2 with a goal in the 73rd minute. Williams finished off a two-on-one with Donaghue for the goal. But the Lady Hawks were not to be denied as Spellman scored in the 86th minute to close out GW.