Bridgeport, Conn. – The University of Bridgeport women's soccer team defeated the visiting Holy Family University Tigers, 3-0, in their Homecoming match on Saturday afternoon at Knights Field. The Purple Knights evened their 2017 season record at 5-5-2 with Saturday's victory. Holy Family is now 9-3-0 overall with the defeat.
Sophomore Maegen Doyle (Harwich, England) opened the scoring off a free kick at the 12:26 mark, and senior Ariana Weingrad (Hicksville, NY) followed with another goal roughly four minutes later off the assist from freshman Amanda Ebbesson (Solna, Sweden).
Ebbesson scored a goal of her own early in the second half off a beautiful feed from classmate Abigail Befford (E. Brookfield, MA) to make the final score 3-0.
The Purple Knights outshot the Tigers 29-6 in the contest and didn't allow any shots on goal. Junior Jennifer Wendelius (Lidingo, Sweden) and sophomore Anneliese Jennings (Warminster, Pa.) combined for the clean sheet in net.
Up next, the UB women's soccer team will travel to play the Thomas Jefferson University Rams on Wednesday, October 11th at 3:30 pm in Philadelphia, Pa.