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MU Women’s Soccer Team Hooks the Fighting Muskies 4-0

The Mount Union women’s soccer team snapped a two-game skid as they defeated Muskingum 4-0 in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday at Mount Union Stadium.

The Purple Raiders improve to 11-4-1 overall and 4-2-0 in the OAC while the Fighting Muskies fall to 8-6-2 overall and 1-5-0.

Sophomore Shannon Evans started the scoring when she put the Raiders on the board first in the sixth minute of play as she took a pass from Jessica Finkler. Gina Wall would score again for Mount Union in the 20th minute, as the Raiders would take a 2-0 lead into the half.

Junior Nicole Moldovan netted the ball off a pass from Kelsey Malenic in the 52nd minute to make it a 3-0 lead. It would be sophomore Megan Werner that would net her first goal of the season in the 72nd minute as the Raiders would go on to a 4-0 win.

The defense held the Fighting Muskies to only five shots, as junior keeper Maria Favorite recorded her ninth shutout.

Mount Union next plays Saturday, Oct. 26 at 1 pm against Otterbein in an OAC matchup in Westerville.