Wilmington University women’s soccer team won their first game of the season on Monday against Daemen College with a 2-1 score at the WU Athletics Complex.
The standouts in the game for WilmU were senior midfielder Rebecca Dolhansky, freshman forward Cassidy McErlain, freshman forward/midfielder Alex Keck and senior goalkeeper Kate Tubo.
Dolhansky had seven shots, four shots on goal and two assists in the win.
McErlain had one shot, one shot on goal and one goal in the win.
Keck had one shot, one shot on goal and one goal in the win.
Tubo had eight shots on goal, allowed one goal and had sevens saves in 90 minutes of play.
Daemen Scores First
It did not take long for the first goal to be scored but it came from the visiting team, Daemen who scored the goal at the 07:10 minute mark in the first period.
Daemen’s goal was scored by Jamie Boyar whose first attempt was blocked and then the rebound shot is what gave her team a early 1-0 lead.
Wilmington did not score in the first half but senior goalkeeper Kate Tubo did a solid job after Daemen’s score to keep the visitors out of the goal.
Two Goals In the Second Period For Wildcats
It took until the 56:14 minute mark in the second period but Wilmington was finally on the board and the team tied the game up at one goal each.
Wilmington’s goal came from freshman forward/midfielder Alex Keck who hit a shot over Daemen’s goalkeeper to the back post for a score for her team.
Keck was assisted by senior midfielder Rebecca Dolhansky on the game tying goal.
Then in nearly the last minutes of the game, freshman forward Cassidy McErlain comes up clutch and scores a header winning goal to give the Wildcats a 2-1 lead.
McErlain was assisted by Dolhansky on the goal which was her second of the day.
Wildcats head on the road for their next match to take on Caldwell University on September 8th at 12:00pm ET.
Shots: WilmU 13 & DC 12
Saves: WilmU 7 & DC 5
Corner Kicks: WilmU 4 & DC 5
Fouls: WilmU 3 & DC 6
Goals: Keck (1) & McErlain (1)
Ast: Dolhansky (2)
GK: Tubo had eight shots on goal, allowed one goal and had sevens saves in 90 minutes of play.