Lynchburg Beats Maryville 3-0

Lynchburg advances to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Lynchburg, VA, tomorrow at 1 p,m.


Nov. 15, 2008

LYNCHBURG, VA - The Lynchburg College women's soccer team jumped on the board less than a minute into a first round NCAA Tournament game to win 3-0 over Maryville College in a contest that was plagued by high force winds and torrential rain.

Betsy Kwiatkowski (Mount Jackson, VA/Stonewall Jackson) scored just 53 seconds into the contest off a pass from Brittany Klippstein (Springfield, VA/West Springfield). At 61:04 into the game, Katie Santos (Cheltenham, MD/Bishop Ireton) drove to the endline and beat a Maryville defender off the dribble to deliver a pass to Klippstein for the second goal. Kwiatkowski added her second tally of the contest.

Desiree Simmons of Maryville (17-4-1) posted eight saves in net while Jackie Bader (Fort Washington, MD/Bishop Ireton) stopped two of three Maryville shots in 83 minutes. The Hornets (20-0-3) outshot the Scots 22-3 and held a 13-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Lynchburg advances to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Lynchburg, VA, tomorrow at 1 p,m, to play the winner of the Emory University vs. St. Mary's (MD) College first round match today in Lynchburg, VA.

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