Monro, Fuss power Hartford past Hofstra 2-1.HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (Wednesday, September 8, 1999) -- First-half tallies by Tory Munro and Sonja Fuss gave No. 11 Hartford a two-goal lead and the Hawks held on for a 2-1 America East victory over Hofstra this afternoon.
Hartford (3-0, 1-0 in conference opened the scoring in the 27th minute when Munro, a senior, controlled a Hofstra turnover in the penalty area and tapped it past Flying Dutchwoman goalkeeper Joanne Chillingsworth for her first goal of the season.
The Hawks made it 2-0 in the 35th minute when senior Brenda Reter headed home her first goal of the year off sophomore Sonja Fuss’ corner kick.
Despite holding a 16-7 advantage in shots, the Hawks struggled to gain further scoring opportunities. Meanwhile, Hofstra manufactured its goal in the 47th minute. Elaine O’Connor dodged a Hawk defender in the midfield and sent a perfect cross to Sharon Cullen, who headed it in from five yards, the first tally allowed by Hatrford this season.
In addition to the shot advantage, Hartford held a 6-3 edge in corner kicks. Hartford goalkeeper Ingrid Sternhoff posted one save; Chillingsworth had two for the Flying Dutchwomen.
Smith nets another in Seton Hall win
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Senior forward Kelly Smith only managed one goal this afternoon, but it proved to be the game-winner in sudden death for Seton Hall in its 1-0 victory over host Monmouth.
Smith had found net 10 times in the last two outings for the Pirates (3-1), giving her 11 tallies and two assists in three straight victories. Smith has 60 goals in 36 career matches.
Smith, who narrowly missed finishing several times in regulation, netted her tally on an assist from freshman defender Jo Ann Flanagan, taking her pass from in the middle of the penalty area box with her back to the goal. She then spun away from two defenders before firing a shot from 17 yards.
George Mason 7, George Washington 1
FAIRFAX, Va. -- Sophomore Katy Robertson scored four goals and added one assist while soph Carolyn Marin added a pair of tallies to lead George Mason (2-2) to a 7-1 win over George Washington (0-5)at the George Mason Stadium.
The four goals and nine total points are the second most in school history. Last season Robertson tied the school record with five goals (10 points) at Richmond. She has 22 goals and 14 assists (58 points).
George Mason jumped out to the early 2-0 lead scoring twice in under 10 minutes. Robertson found net in the third minute off a pass by sophomore Erika Webster. In the 10th minute, junior Andrea Matthews was taken down in the box and then Robertson stepped up and converted the penalty kick.
Senior Jaime Ricker started the next scoring play for the in the 40th minute. She dribbled up the right side of the field and took a hard shot that was saved by sophomore Shannon Ashfield but was deflected out to an awaiting Kerri Beck who touched it to sophomore Carolyn Marin. Marin knocked the ball in from about three yards out to put Mason up 3-0.
George Washington got on the board, scoring with just 58 seconds remaining in the half. Sophomore Angelica Caramanica crossed the ball from the right side and a streaking Malynda Cristoph touched the ball in to the back left of the net for their only score of the day.
George Mason would score four more times in the second half with two goals from Robertson, a second goal from Marin and one by freshman Caroline Kent.
North Carolina-Greensboro 3, North Carolina State 0
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Junior forward Jenny Moore scored a pair of unassisted second-half goals to lead North Carolina-Greensboro to a 3-0 women’s soccer victory over North Carolina State (2-2) this at the Method Road Soccer Stadium.
The Spartans (1-3) drew first blood when sophomore midfielder Melissa Ennis took a rebounded shot off senior Wolfpack goalkeeper Jessica Glazer and scored easily from right in front of the goal at 23:36.
Moore picked up a loose ball and scored from close range at 59:17 and netted the team's final goal on a 15-yard shot off the left post at 70:37.
Kathryn Clewley earned her third career shutout in the fourth game of her sophomore season, making five saves.
Towson 1, American 0
TOWSON, Md. -- Freshman Melissa Mueller scored at 71:58 to give Towson a 1-0 victory over American in nonconference play.
College of Charleston 1, Wofford 0