Crusaders use early lead to down Ladies
Friday, October 05, 2012

IRVING, Texas – Carly Slovensky dropped in her fifth goal of the year Friday night, but the University of Dallas had already scored four straight en route to a 4-1 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference win in women’s soccer action, all four of their goals in the first 13 minutes.

The Ladies drop to 3-5-1 and 0-4 in league play while Dallas jumps to 9-6 and evens its record at 2-2 in the SCAC. Centenary has a week off, returning to the field Oct. 12 at Southwestern at 8 p.m.

Michelle Carpenter gave the Lady Crusaders the lead early and often, netting two goals within the first four minutes of action. Marissa Garcia and Marin Chambers assisted her first and second goals, respectively.

Melissa Carpenter extended the early lead to 3-0 at 6:16, unassisted, before Marin Chambers gathered her second assist of the night, setting up a Emily Rogers score.

Slovensky’s fifth goal (33:26) put her in a tie with Madison Alexander atop the Ladies points, each with 10. Alexander has four goals and two assists.

Dallas nearly doubled Centenary’s shot total, 28-15, and accumulated a 15-8 shots on goal mark. Eight different Ladies took a shot each.