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Pair of Objectives Sends Girls’s Soccer Previous Northern Colorado

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Pair of Objectives Sends Girls’s Soccer Previous Northern Colorado

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Senior Lidia Nduka and sophomore Amanda Attanasi each discovered the again of the web to assist lead James Madison previous Northern Colorado, 2-1, in non-conference ladies’s soccer on Thursday night at Sentara Park.
The Dukes have but to concede a purpose within the first half this season and transfer to 4-1-2, whereas the Bears take their first lack of the season and drop to 4-1-2.
A trio of Dukes received off two photographs in Attanasi, classmate Sophia Verrecchia and freshman Y-Van Nguyen as JMU outshout UNC 13-5. Redshirt freshman Rachel Bump began the match in purpose earlier than redshirt sophomore Haley Stoup took over to begin the second half. She made three saves and earned her second win of the season.
How It Occurred

  • JMU got here out on the assault, establishing a nook kick within the second minute and a shot from redshirt sophomore Caley Zack within the third minute that was saved.
  • Verrecchia had a pair of photographs within the 11th and 14th minutes, her first being saved whereas her second simply missed broad.
  • The Dukes broke the scoreless tie within the 27th minute, as redshirt sophomore Sammie Sipes fed a via ball to Nduka who took it and fired the ball into the proper nook of the ball from atop the left aspect of the field.
  • JMU took all 9 photographs within the first 45 minutes, and had a 3-0 benefit on nook kicks.
  • The Dukes continued the assault within the second half, with redshirt sophomore Madie Vincent firing a shot on purpose within the 48th minute. The Bears took their first shot of the match two minutes later.
  • Within the 78th minute, JMU doubled its lead as Nduka dribbled alongside the top line within the field and shot a go to Attanasi who was standing in entrance of the purpose. Attanasi took the go and made a fast transfer to get it at the back of the web. It’s the second time this season Nduka has scored a purpose and assisted on one other in the identical match.
  • JMU had an opportunity to place a 3rd purpose on the board, however senior Amanda Sevcsisin’s shot within the 90th minute was saved.
  • Northern Colorado received on the board with seven seconds remaining within the match, as Britney Donais took a shot that was saved by Stoup, however Melina Faris despatched the rebound straight into the purpose.

Recreation Notes

  • Attanasi has now eclipsed her purpose whole from final season. She has scored a purpose in all 4 of JMU’s wins.
  • Nduka’s purpose and help are the second every this season. It’s the first time she has had a number of targets or assists in a season.

Quoting Head Coach Joshua Walters, Sr.
“This can be a ‘take the outcome and transfer on’ type of sport for us. We didn’t play as much as our normal, however nonetheless discovered a method to win and sometimes that could be a measure of staff. Now we let go of this sport and begin making ready for the Oregon State Beavers.”
Up Subsequent
The Dukes shut out their non-conference slate once they host Oregon State on Sunday, Sept. 11. The match is scheduled for a 12 p.m. kickoff and shall be streamed on ESPN+.

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