Women’s soccer defeats Redlands to start Engineering Cup

HOBOKEN, New Jersey (September 9, 2022) – The Stevens Institute of Technology women’s soccer team kicked off the 18th Annual Engineering Cup with a 4-1 win over the University of Redlands at home on Sunday night. Junior Amelia Rehrig he scored three goals in the Ducks’ first win of the year.

The two sides felt each other out for the first 25 minutes of the game. Each side moved the ball through the middle third of the field until Stevens finally broke through in the 26th minute. Rehrig received a pass sent in front of goal by a graduate student. fiona matthews and placed it at home for the 1-0 lead. 46 seconds later, the Bulldogs tied the game at one goal apiece. Sabrina Semmere ran down the right side of the field and found the back of the net. Neither team could find another goal in the first 45 minutes and the game was tied 1-1 at the half.

The Ducks didn’t wait long to take the lead in the second half. Junior Jana Mucci he sent a shot from the right post into the net to give his team a 2-1 lead. graduate student rachel rose helped in the play. Rehrig added more goals to close out the game for Stevens. She dribbled through several Redlands defenders in an unassisted effort in the 60th minute for her second goal. Her final goal came four minutes later when Rouse and the grad student Taylor Whitlock he combined into a beautiful through ball and then Whitlock found Rehrig’s foot, who hit it home.

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freshman goalkeeper Kendra Donley he played the final 47 minutes of the match in his first career action and earned the win for Stevens. The Ducks improved to 1-1-2 with the win and the Bulldogs fell to 0-2.

inside the numbers

  • Stevens outshot Redlands 16-5 and led shots on goal 10-3.
  • The Ducks did not allow a single shot on goal in the second half.
  • 24 different players saw Stevens field in victory.

From the Sidelines – Head Coach Jeff Parker

  • “The second half performance was something we were expecting from this group tonight. We are able to set a time and impose our style and play much closer to the level we expect. Tough opponents and a well-coached Redlands team.” that’s set for a good season ahead. Now we start to prepare for a very strong NYU team and we will have to do our best to bring the Engineering Cup home.”

Until next time

  • Stevens will face NYU on Sunday, September 11 at home in their final game of Engineering Cup action. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 pm at the DeBaun Athletic Complex.

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