Women's Soccer Notches First Victory of 2017 Season

Alexis Williams scored her first career goal against American.
Sept. 3, 2017

Final Stats


WASHINGTON -- Alexis Williams' first career goal lifted the George Washington women's soccer squad to a 1-0 victory over local-foe American on Sunday afternoon at Reeves Field.

The freshman from New Jersey put the Colonials in front with a tap-in at the 56th minute. The defense did the rest, holding strong as American pressured late in the second half in search of the equalizer. Goalkeeper Miranda Horn held her ground in net, notching her first shutout of 2017 and the 22nd of her career.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • 56th Minute -- Alexis Williams broke the deadlock by netting the first goal of her collegiate career. The midfielder ran to meet a cross from fellow freshman Tuhina Dasgupta and tapped the ball in to create the Colonials lead. (GW 1, AU 0)

    NOTEWORTHY

  • With six saves on the day, Horn takes full possession of fifth place on the all-time career records list with 249 career saves.

  • GW held an advantage in corner kicks for the third consecutive game, taking four corner kicks to the Eagle's one in today's matchup.

  • Freshman Natalie Silberman led the Colonials with three shots on net while Williams and junior midfielder Sophia Pavon had two apiece.

    UP NEXT
    The Colonials will go back-to-back at home next week when they host Towson on Thursday, September 7 at 5 p.m. and Saint Francis (Pa.) on Sunday, September 10 at 1 p.m.

     

     

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