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No. 15 Colonels Top Mt. St. Joseph 2-0

No. 15 Colonels Top Mt. St. Joseph 2-0

DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The No. 15 Centre women's soccer team returned to the win column on Wednesday night with a 2-0 shutout victory over visiting Mt. St. Joseph at Hillside Field. The Colonels improved to 7-0-2 with the win, while the Lions fell to 4-3-1.

Centre had come into the game having tied its last two outings on the road at No. 25 Wittenberg and Denison. The two contests were a part of a five-game string of road matches for the Colonels.

Starting with Mt. St. Joseph on Wednesday night, six of the Colonels next seven contests are at home.

Centre got on the board in the 13th minute when sophomore forward Sarah Waldo (Bedford, Ind.) found senior forward Destinie Graves (Lexington, Ky.) for her seventh goal of the season.

Junior midfielder Amber Cowell (Culver, Ind.) pushed the Colonels' lead to 2-0 with her first goal of the season in the 40th minute of action.

The Centre back line did not allow very many chances for the Lions, as the Colonels outshot Mt. St. Joseph 23-7 in the win.

Senior goalkeeper Olivia Alford (Louisville, Ky.) earned the win in net for Centre making four saves.

Cowell, Graves and senior forward Megan Sherwood (Crestwood, Ky.) each finished with three shots on goal apiece to lead the Colonels.

Centre is back in action on Saturday, Sept. 24 hosting Oglethorpe in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) opener at 12 p.m. at Hillside Field.